Ammonia emissions from pig farming have decreased by 83 percent in thirty years

Ammonia emissions from pig farming have decreased by 83 percent in thirty years

Ammonia emissions from pig farming fell by 83 percent between 1990 and 2020. No other sector has achieved such a significant reduction in ammonia emissions, concludes Wageningen Economic Research (WER), which published emissions at the end of November. Final figures for ammonia emissions from pig manure for 2020 show that these are 0.7 million kilograms … Read more

Breeding horses in the countryside

Breeding horses in the countryside

On November 10, the study and advisory agency DLV, in collaboration with Paardenpunt Vlaanderen, presented an informative webinar on the topic: “Horse Breeding in Rural Areas”. The webinar was also a selection of topics that will be covered in various informational evenings and an additional webinar this winter. sGabions are often found in the agricultural … Read more

New Zealand challenges government decision on pediatric heart surgery: ‘Acute care is at risk’

New Zealand challenges government decision on pediatric heart surgery: ‘Acute care is at risk’

Lawrence Van Putten NOS News•Today 10:49•modified Today 11:19 Sander Zorhaki Healthcare Editor Sander Zorhaki Healthcare Editor The Netherlands Health Care Authority (NZa) is highly critical of the government’s decision to remove specialized pediatric cardiac care from UMC Groningen and Leiden UMC. According to NZa, a new plan is needed before responsible reforms in cardiac care … Read more

Suspicious allegations about raising Iran’s ‘moral police’

The Iranian authorities made vague and contradictory statements about lifting the so-called “morality police”. However, the international community should not be misled by this because continued violence against women and girls stems from laws that require the wearing of the veil, and there is continued impunity for those who enforce those laws by force. Iran’s … Read more

The parliamentary majority wants to oblige dairies to buy more sustainable milk, so farmers can manage using fewer cows

Can the Cabinet oblige companies like FrieslandCampina to buy part of the sustainable milk from farmers? A parliamentary majority wants the minister to investigate this matter. It could be a solution for farmers to earn more with fewer animals. CDA MP Derk Boswijk has asked Minister for Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (LNV) Piet Adema … Read more

NatureToday | Food web disruption due to high nitrogen deposition

Increased nitrogen deposition is a major problem for nature in the Netherlands. The amount of nitrogen in plants almost always does not increase, because nitrogen deposition also has an acidifying effect, the availability of other nutrients to plants decreases. This can lead to a change in the balance of nutrients in the plant. Too much … Read more

Kiki: My thirty-year-old daughter still has no relationship and will soon leave

analgesic children Kiki: My thirty-year-old daughter still has no relationship and will soon leave Kiki is very worried about her daughter, Benthey. She’s almost thirty years old, but she still doesn’t have a steady relationship. “It’s not normal, is it? I think she should act on it, but Benthy isn’t worried and thinks I’m acting … Read more