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"Worms: From Martin Luther to Earth's Unsung Heroes" In the annals of history, one cannot overlook the significance of worms

Background imageWorms Collection: MARTIN LUTHER (1483-1546). German religious reformer. Luther defends himself before Holy Roman

MARTIN LUTHER (1483-1546). German religious reformer. Luther defends himself before Holy Roman Emperor Charles V at the Diet in Worms, 17-18 April 1521. Line engraving, 19th century

Background imageWorms Collection: Gastrointestinal nematodes

Gastrointestinal nematodes
Illustration of a gastrointestinal nematodes

Background imageWorms Collection: Mole - eating worm undergound

Mole - eating worm undergound
JD-13175 European / Common MOLE - eats worm in hole underground Talpa europaea John Daniels Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageWorms Collection: Martin Luther, German theologian

Martin Luther, German theologian
Martin Luther (1483-1546), German theologian and founder of the Protestant Reformation. Luther was born at Eisleben. Initially trained in law

Background imageWorms Collection: Song Thrush - with worms in mouth

Song Thrush - with worms in mouth
DAC-57 Song Thrush - with worms in mouth UK Turdus philomelos David Chapman Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageWorms Collection: Compost / wormery - worms visible amongst variety of kitchen waste including vegetable

Compost / wormery - worms visible amongst variety of kitchen waste including vegetable and fruit peelings
MAB-391 Compost / wormery - worms visible amongst variety of kitchen waste including vegetable and fruit peelings and cardboard in top of black plastic recycled composting bin UK Mark Boulton Please

Background imageWorms Collection: Earthworms - Soil cross-section showing worms in tunnnels and aeration and grass roots JPF12192

Earthworms - Soil cross-section showing worms in tunnnels and aeration and grass roots JPF12192
JPF-6743 Earthworms - Soil cross-section showing worms in tunnnels and aeration and grass roots Jean Paul Ferrero Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only

Background imageWorms Collection: Coral polyp. - Night. Feeding on polychat worm, Coral polyps are carnivours

Coral polyp. - Night. Feeding on polychat worm, Coral polyps are carnivours
VT-8376 Coral polyp. - Night. Feeding on polychat worm, Coral polyps are carnivours. They feed on other animals Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef

Background imageWorms Collection: Barred Tiger Salamander Eating earthworm, Colorado, USA

Barred Tiger Salamander Eating earthworm, Colorado, USA
CLA-292 Barred Tiger SALAMANDER - eating earthworm Colorado, USA Ambystoma t. mavortium Mary Clay Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageWorms Collection: Natterjack Toad (Bufo calamita) perched on fallen leaves, next to chestnuts

Natterjack Toad (Bufo calamita) perched on fallen leaves, next to chestnuts, rainworm and trio of mushrooms

Background imageWorms Collection: Liver fluke egg, macro photograph

Liver fluke egg, macro photograph
Liver fluke egg. Macro photograph of a liver fluke (Fasciola hepatica) egg, showing the embryo inside. Adult liver flukes are parasitic tremotode flatworms that live in the bile duct of various

Background imageWorms Collection: Liver flukes, macro photograph

Liver flukes, macro photograph
Liver flukes. Macro photograph of adult liver flukes (Fasciola hepatica), showing the gut (diverticulum) engorged with blood

Background imageWorms Collection: British Earthworms 20C

British Earthworms 20C
Longworm Earthworm Blueworm Gilt-Tail Brandling Greenworm

Background imageWorms Collection: Earthworms

Earthworms
TEA-1 EARTHWORM - mass Andy Teare Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way. contact details: prints@ardea.com tel: + 44 (0) 20 8318 1401

Background imageWorms Collection: Charles Darwin studying a worm

Charles Darwin studying a worm
A satire on Charles Darwin -- after charting the Descent of Man he goes even lower and studies worms

Background imageWorms Collection: From silkworm to silk stocking - British Empire Exhibition

From silkworm to silk stocking - British Empire Exhibition
The silk worm farm in the Hong Kong section at the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley in 1924. Chinese girls, brought over by Sir Robert Ho Tung and Lady Ho Tung (pictured)

Background imageWorms Collection: Punch cartoon: Man is but a Worm - Charles Darwins Theory of Evolution (engraving)

Punch cartoon: Man is but a Worm - Charles Darwins Theory of Evolution (engraving)
6034945 Punch cartoon: Man is but a Worm - Charles Darwins Theory of Evolution (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Punch cartoon)

Background imageWorms Collection: Compost Earthworm Mass (Chaetae visible under worm), UK

Compost Earthworm Mass (Chaetae visible under worm), UK
SPH-954 Compost Earthworm - mass (Chaetae visible under worm). UK Eisenia veneta Steve Hopkin Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageWorms Collection: Germany / Worms Cathedral

Germany / Worms Cathedral
Worms: the Cathedral

Background imageWorms Collection: Molluscs / Sealife

Molluscs / Sealife
A variety of sea-based molluscs including types of snail and clam, a large mussel and other soft-bodied sealife

Background imageWorms Collection: Worming, Belmont Farm for girls, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Worming, Belmont Farm for girls, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Worming, Belmont Farm for girls, between c1910 and c1915.

Background imageWorms Collection: Picking worms from plants, Belmont girls farm, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Picking worms from plants, Belmont girls farm, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Picking worms from plants, Belmont girls farm, between c1910 and c1915.

Background imageWorms Collection: A Juniper plant

A Juniper plant
5321275 A Juniper plant; (add.info.: Botanical drawing of a Juniper plant: The juice of young leaves and berries taken in vine was recommended against snake bite and Plague)

Background imageWorms Collection: Hops

Hops
5311735 Hops; (add.info.: Hops (Humulus Lupulus). In addition to the use of hops in brewing, the tips of the young shoots were boiled and eaten like asparagus

Background imageWorms Collection: Man is but a worm. Cartoon from Punch, London, 6 December 1881 (engraving)

Man is but a worm. Cartoon from Punch, London, 6 December 1881 (engraving)
530397 Man is but a worm. Cartoon from Punch, London, 6 December 1881 (engraving); (add.info.: the year in which Darwin published The Formation of Vegetable Mould through the action of Worms)

Background imageWorms Collection: Martin Luther at The Diet of Worms, Germany in 1521, after a 19th century print

Martin Luther at The Diet of Worms, Germany in 1521, after a 19th century print
3252944 Martin Luther at The Diet of Worms, Germany in 1521, after a 19th century print; (add.info.: Martin Luther at The Diet of Worms, Germany in 1521. Martin Luther, 1483-1546)

Background imageWorms Collection: Silkworm farm, showing interior of rearing house or Magnangerie

Silkworm farm, showing interior of rearing house or Magnangerie
536059 Silkworm farm, showing interior of rearing house or Magnangerie; (add.info.: Silkworm farm, showing interior of rearing house or Magnangerie and collection of mulberry leaves (1)

Background imageWorms Collection: Luther at the Diet of Worms, 1521, (1890). Creator: Unknown

Luther at the Diet of Worms, 1521, (1890). Creator: Unknown
Luther at the Diet of Worms, 1521, (1890). The Diet of Worms 1521 was an assembly of the Holy Roman Empire called by King Charles V in Heylshof Garden, Worms, to address Martin Luther

Background imageWorms Collection: Magnificent sea anemone (Heteractis magnifica) with Anemone fish within tentacles, Indonesia

Magnificent sea anemone (Heteractis magnifica) with Anemone fish within tentacles, Indonesia. Indo-Pacific

Background imageWorms Collection: Phosphorescent Seapen (Pennatula phosphorea) extends out of the muddy seabed in the

Phosphorescent Seapen (Pennatula phosphorea) extends out of the muddy seabed in the calm waters of the upper reaches of a Scottish sea loch. Loch Duich, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland, UK, April

Background imageWorms Collection: Peanut worms, Sipunculus nudus, etc

Peanut worms, Sipunculus nudus, etc
Peanut worms, Sipunculus nudus 1, Siphonosoma cumanense 4, etc. Sipunculo nudo, Sipunculo microrinco, Sipunculo macrorinco, Sipunculo commestible

Background imageWorms Collection: Parasitic worms and tapeworms

Parasitic worms and tapeworms, Bothriocephalus coronatus 1, Bothriocephalus corolla 2, and pike tapeworm, Triaenophorus nodulosus 3. Bothriocefalo coronato, B. corolla, Trienoforo noduloso

Background imageWorms Collection: Detail of the filter feeding apendange of Peacock worm (Sabella pavonina) Loch Carron

Detail of the filter feeding apendange of Peacock worm (Sabella pavonina) Loch Carron, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland, UK, April

Background imageWorms Collection: Beech 18 - N61912

Beech 18 - N61912 at Worms. Date: 1983

Background imageWorms Collection: Jellyfish, Mull, Scotland, June 2009

Jellyfish, Mull, Scotland, June 2009

Background imageWorms Collection: European fan worms (Sabella / Spirographis spallanzani) Malta, Mediteranean, May 2009

European fan worms (Sabella / Spirographis spallanzani) Malta, Mediteranean, May 2009

Background imageWorms Collection: Bristleworm {Nereididae} swimming, Saltstraumen, Bod, Norway, October 2008

Bristleworm {Nereididae} swimming, Saltstraumen, Bod, Norway, October 2008

Background imageWorms Collection: Picture No. 12019807

Picture No. 12019807
Devil Worm - in black sand - Night dive, TK1 dive site, Lembeh Straits, Sulawesi, Indonesia. Date:

Background imageWorms Collection: RF- Boulder star coral (Montastrea annularis) showing fluorescent green coloration

RF- Boulder star coral (Montastrea annularis) showing fluorescent green coloration, photographed under blue light at night, to excite fluorescent pigments in the coral, East End, Grand Cayman

Background imageWorms Collection: Deepsea benthic Sea cucumber (Peniagone sp) with commensal polynoid polychaete

Deepsea benthic Sea cucumber (Peniagone sp) with commensal polynoid polychaete, from mid atlantic ridge, depth approx 2600m, June 2010

Background imageWorms Collection: Cesars dome St. Peter at Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Cesars dome St. Peter at Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Background imageWorms Collection: Nibelungentower on the Nibelungen bridge, Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Nibelungentower on the Nibelungen bridge, Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Background imageWorms Collection: St Peters Cathedral at dusk, Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

St Peters Cathedral at dusk, Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
St Peteras Cathedral at dusk, Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Background imageWorms Collection: Cathedral Worms germany

Cathedral Worms germany

Background imageWorms Collection: The People's Theatre at Worms, Germany

The People's Theatre at Worms, Germany, illustration from an article Modern Opera Houses and Theatres'. The People's Theatre (Volkstheater) was designed by Otto March

Background imageWorms Collection: Swayne's apparatus for rearing silk worms, and a silk loom

Swayne's apparatus for rearing silk worms, and a silk loom Date: 19th century

Background imageWorms Collection: Furry Face

Furry Face
Linda Arnado

Background imageWorms Collection: Jumbo Jet Boeing 747 viewed from below on landing approach, Frankfurt Airport, Frankfurt am Main

Jumbo Jet Boeing 747 viewed from below on landing approach, Frankfurt Airport, Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany
747, aeroplane, aeroplanes, air, aircraft, airliner, airliners, airplanes, am, approach, back-light, back-lighting, back-lit, backlight, backlighting, backlit, boeing, brakes, commercial, complete



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"Worms: From Martin Luther to Earth's Unsung Heroes" In the annals of history, one cannot overlook the significance of worms. These seemingly insignificant creatures have left their mark in various realms, from religion to ecology. Let us embark on a journey through time and nature as we explore the diverse world of worms. Centuries ago, in 1521, German religious reformer Martin Luther defended himself before Holy Roman Emperor Charles V at the Diet in Worms. This historic event shaped the course of Christianity and paved the way for religious freedom. While Luther fought his battles with words, gastrointestinal nematodes waged their own silent war within our bodies. These tiny they are cause havoc in our digestive systems if not properly addressed. Delving deeper underground, we discover mole-eating worms diligently burrowing through soil. Their tireless efforts contribute to aerating and enriching the earth beneath our feet, ensuring healthy ecosystems thrive. Meanwhile, song thrushes proudly display their hunting prowess by clutching wriggling worms in their beaks. These melodious birds rely on these nutritious morsels to sustain themselves and nurture their young. Turning towards sustainable practices, compost wormeries offer a glimpse into nature's recycling system. Within black plastic bins filled with kitchen waste lies a bustling community of earthworms diligently breaking down vegetable peelings and cardboard into nutrient-rich compost. Venturing further below ground level reveals intricate tunnels created by earthworms that enhance soil structure while providing essential aeration for plant roots. The symbiotic relationship between these humble creatures and grass roots ensures flourishing green landscapes. Yet even coral polyps residing amidst vibrant reefs are not immune to wormy encounters; they feast upon polychaete worms under cover of nightfall—nature's carnivorous ballet unfolding beneath tranquil waters off Australia's Great Barrier Reef. On land once again but far from serene waters lies Colorado where barred tiger salamanders indulge in an earthworm feast.