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  1. Greenhouse gas emissions, 1990-2018

    Indicator | 22 July 2020

    In 2018, greenhouse gas emissions were 2.7% lower than in 2017, a decrease of 5.1 Mton CO2 equivalents. Emissions in 2018 were 15.1% lower than in 1990. The target for 2020… more

  2. Ozone layer, 1980-2019

    Indicator | 3 July 2020

    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

  3. Red List Indicator, 1995- 2019

    Indicator | 1 May 2020

    Between 1950 and 1995, many species native to the Netherlands became endangered to some degree. Since 2005 the number of endangered species increased slightly. However, a… more

  4. Farmland birds, 1915-2018

    Indicator | 17 March 2020

    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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Exceedance of critical loads for nitrogen deposition on nature, 1995-2016

    Indicator | 2 March 2021

    The average nitrogen deposition on terrestrial ecosystems in the Netherlands has stabilised in recent years. However, across large areas of different ecosystems the deposition… more

  9. Ecosystem quality and trends in nitrogen availability, 2017

    Indicator | 2 March 2021

    In many ecosystems the environmental pressure from nitrogen deposition is still too high. In forest, open dune and heath ecosystems in particular, conditions almost everywhere are… more

  10. Trends in ecological quality, 1994-2017

    Indicator | 14 January 2021

    Since 1994 the average ecological quality of all types of terrestrial ecosystems has declined. This decline has now been halted. In recent years, the average ecological quality of… more

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