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  1. Farmland bird indicator, 1915-2020

    Indicator | 28 March 2022

    Changes in agricultural practices have caused a significant decline in breeding birds typical of agricultural areas in the Netherlands, starting from the early 20th century. … more

  2. Trend fauna- all species monitored- Living Planet Index Netherlands, 1990-2020

    Indicator | 28 March 2022

    The Living Planet Index of the Netherlands has increased with 5.1% since 1990. The trend has decreased over the past twelve years. … more

  3. Ecosystem goods and services in the Netherlands, 2020

    Indicator | 17 January 2022

    Dutch society uses a variety of goods and services provided by ecosystems. Although Dutch ecosystems make a valuable contribution to meeting the need for the sustainable provision… more

  4. Habitat defragmentation measures for infrastructure, 2018

    Indicator | 11 November 2021

    At the end of 2018, of the 176 ecological barriers identified and selected in the Multiyear Habitat Defragmentation Programme, 126 had been removed and 40 partly removed by taking… more

  5. Landscape openness, 2017

    Indicator | 10 November 2021

    Despite the trend towards uniformity in the Dutch landscape, extremes in the degree of landscape openness can still be found. The most open areas are the large water bodies, the… more

  6. Spatial conditions of the national ecological network, 2019

    Indicator | 10 November 2021

    The increase in the area of new nature since 1990 has improved the size and connectivity (spatial conditions) of terrestrial ecosystems in the Netherlands. However, a considerable… more

  7. Nature and Landscape Index

    Indicator | 10 November 2021

    The Nature and Landscape Index (Index NL) indicates the presence and locations of management types of natural and semi-natural areas in the Netherlands and is the basis for the… more

  8. Ecosystem quality (area) 1994-2017

    Indicator | 10 November 2021

    An indicator of the quality of ecosystems is the presence of qualifying species in protected natural areas. Almost 40% of the area of terrestrial ecosystems has a moderately high… more

  9. Ecosystem quality and trends in nitrogen availability, 2018

    Indicator | 10 November 2021

    The environmental pressure from nitrogen deposition has reduced since the 1990s. The total area of terrestrial ecosystems where nitrogen deposition leads to poor environmental… more

  10. Ecosystem quality and trends in soil pH, 2018

    Indicator | 10 November 2021

    In many ecosystems soil quality in terms of soil pH is good. But soil pH in parts of natural and semi-natural grasslands, open dunes and marshland is not yet within acceptable… more

  11. Ecosystem quality and trends in groundwater-dependent ecosystems, 2018

    Indicator | 10 November 2021

    Natural areas where groundwater levels are too low are classified as moderate to bad; the conditions in these areas are not suitable to support the desired level of ecological… more

  12. Conservation status and trends in species and habitat types under the Birds and Habitats Directives, 2013-2018

    Indicator | 10 November 2021

    About 90% of the habitat types in the Netherlands have an unfavourable-bad to unfavourable-inadequate conservation status. About a quarter of the Habitats Directive species have a… more

  13. Realisation of the national ecological network- land acquisition and conversion, 1990-2018

    Indicator | 8 November 2021

    On 1 January 2019 more than 111,000 hectares of land had been acquired (including land for which the designated land use has been changed) for realising the national ecological… more

  14. Ozone layer, 1980-2020

    Indicator | 1 September 2021

    The thickness of the ozone layer has decreased by 5% worldwide during the last 25 years, with most depletion taking place between 1980 and 1990. Since the early 1990s, it has… more

  15. Red List Indicator, 1995- 2020

    Indicator | 13 June 2021

    Since 1995 the number of endangered species increased slightly. However, a noticeable reduction in levels of threat was identified. … more

  16. Manure surpluses in agriculture, 1970-2019

    Indicator | 8 April 2021

    Since 2006, when a new fertiliser policy was introduced in the Netherlands, the nitrogen surplus in agriculture decreased by 27 percent. In 2019, the nitrogen surplus was at the… more

  17. Quality surface water, 2019

    Indicator | 14 January 2021

    Most water bodies do not meet the quality requirements as laid down in the European Water Framework Directive (WFD). The chemical quality is in most water bodies insufficient. The… more

  18. Number of threatened and extinct species in The Netherlands, by 2020

    Indicator | 10 November 2020

    Officially assembled Red Lists show that many Dutch plant and animal species are threatened with extinction. … more

  19. Waste generation and treatment, 1985-2018

    Indicator | 10 November 2020

    More and more waste is being recovered or incinerated, while less and less is being sent to landfill sites. 61 million tons of waste was generated in 2018 (excluding contaminated… more

  20. Waste generation and treatment by sector, 1990-2018

    Indicator | 6 November 2020

    The amount of waste generated in 2018 was 61 million tons (excluding contaminated soil, dredged spoils and animal manure). Nearly 93% of the waste generated was recovered; less and… more

  21. Wind energy capacity, 1990-2019

    Indicator | 8 September 2020

    In 2019 Dutch wind energy capacity (4,5 thousand megawatts) increased by 2% compared to 2018. … more

  22. Renewable energy use, 1990-2019

    Indicator | 8 September 2020

    The share of renewable energy in total energy consumption increased from 7.4 percent in 2018 to 8.7 percent in 2019. According to the EU Renewable Energy Directive, the Dutch share… more

  23. Land use in the Netherlands, 2015

    Indicator | 8 January 2020

    The Netherlands is a green country, with more than four fifths of its surface area used for recreation, agriculture, woodland and nature. However, land use varies greatly from… more

  24. Nitrogen deposition, 1990-2018

    Indicator | 9 January 2020

    Nitrogen deposition, averaged over the Netherlands, totalled 1,730 mol nitrogen per ha (mol N/ha) in 2018. Deposition has therefore decreased by 36% since 1990. Since 2005 the… more

  25. Road traffic: volume trends and environmental pressure, 1990-2018

    Indicator | 27 September 2019

    Implemented measures resulted in a decrease in emissions of particulate matter and nitrogen oxides since 1990, despite an increase in the number of vehicle kilometres. Carbon… more

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