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Ernest Rutherford

Ernest Rutherford was born in Nelson, New Zealand in 1871. A great scientist, he was awarded a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1908, the Order of Merit in 1925,... Entry last updated: 22/06/21

Sustainability (junior)

Sustainability is a way of living, which means meeting our needs without using up all the resources that future generations will need. Sustainable energy, fo... Entry last updated: 22/06/21

Sahara

The Sahara in North Africa is the largest desert in the world. It is 9 million square km, and contains a part of Western Sahara, Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria... Entry last updated: 21/06/21

Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef lies on the northeast coast of Australia. This natural reef is a unique ecosystem and home to hundreds of fish, turtles, dugong, whale... Entry last updated: 16/06/21

Forests (New Zealand)

Aotearoa New Zealand's forest ecosystem supports native and introduced trees, shrubs, animals, and birds. Forests might have covered 80% of the land, but thi... Entry last updated: 11/06/21
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