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Less nitrogen and phosphate excretion from livestock manure

In 2021, the total amount of nitrogen excreted by Dutch livestock stood at 471 million kg.

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Dutch nitrogen crisis explained

How much nitrogen does the Netherlands emit, where does it come from and why are these emissions a problem? CBS chief economist Peter Hein van Mulligen explains it all in this video.

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Lower nitrogen and phosphate output from animal manure

In 2021, total nitrogen output from animal manure amounted to 474 million kg, nearly 16 million kg less than in 2020 and over 6 percent below the nitrogen oxides emission ceiling. Phosphorus output...

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Livestock manure; production, transport and use, key figures

Manure production, nitrogen and phosphate in manure, nitrogen losses Manure processing, manure exports and manure use

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Agriculture’s consumption unchanged for 25 years, despite higher output

Since 1995, the volume of Dutch agricultural production has grown by 20 percent. Nevertheless, there was no increase in the agricultural consumption of environmentally harmful substances such as...

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Less nitrogen, phosphate in manure due to fewer cattle

In 2019, nitrogen excretion in animal manure decreased by 2.6 percent on the previous year, to 490 million kg. This is below the nitrogen oxides emission ceiling that has been imposed on Dutch...

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NWO funding for research into global well-being

How does economic growth in the Netherlands affect well-being in poorer countries in the Global South?

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Business survey Netherlands; quarterly, to sector/branches

Developments, expectations and opinions of businesses Sector/branches

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Circularity of the Dutch economy has barely increased

Of all natural resources that were deployed in the Dutch economy in 2020, 13 percent consisted of recycled materials. This percentage is virtually the same as in 2014. In terms of recycling, the...

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Emissions to air by the Dutch economy; national accounts

emissions to air, climate change, greenhouse gases, CO2, ozone layer air pollution, acidification, environmental accounts,

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Dutch well-being high, but under increasing pressure

it is becoming more difficult to maintain this level of well-being. Many elements of Dutch natural capital are showing systemic deterioration, with increasing pressure on plant and animal...

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Nutrient surplus in agriculture

Output and value added in Dutch agriculture have increased in recent years, while the surplus of nitrogen and phosphorus has decreased.

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Improved nutrient efficiency in agriculture

Dutch agriculture has improved conversion of nutrients from feed and fertilisers into animal and plant products.

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Increasing amount of nitrogen removed from sewage water

The nitrogen removal capacity of sewage water treatment plants in the Netherlands is improving continuously. In 2006, the 75 percent barrier was broken for the first time.

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Concentration of nitrate in upper groundwater

Over the last few years, the amount of nitrate in the upper groundwater layer of agricultural sandy soils has declined to the extent that the target value of 50 mg per litre has been achieved.

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CBS provides data on the use of pipelines for transport

Pipelines are becoming a key form of transport.

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Well-being stable despite coronavirus, but nature under pressure

The year 2020 was defined by the coronavirus pandemic. Covid-19 is confirmed to have claimed 17.4 thousand lives in the Netherlands last year, and another 2.7 thousand deaths had covid-19 as probable...

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Entrepreneurs anticipate more turnover and less investment in 2021

Entrepreneurs expect to invest less in 2021 than in the current year for the first time since 2013, but a majority anticipate an increase in turnover and staffing levels.

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