Over 80% decline in butterflies since late 1800sArticles
Between 1890 and 2017, butterfly populations in the Netherlands declined by at least 84 percent; 15 species have disappeared completely.
Ecological status of surface watersOther
Both in 2009 and in 2015, only 0.4 percent of Dutch surface waters complied with the standards for good ecological status according to the Water Framework Directive.
Improved nutrient efficiency in agricultureArticles
Dutch agriculture has improved conversion of nutrients from feed and fertilisers into animal and plant products.
Agricultural production in the period 1950-2015Articles
Over the period 1950-2015, the production value of Dutch agriculture increased more than tenfold.