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

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

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

Animal Ambulance and Leiden Bird Shelter are happy to have enthusiastic volunteers

Apr 30, 2022, 10:33 a.m General interview In 2021, the counter is 4,966 trips with animal ambulances and 3,799 ‘wild’ animals, mostly birds. These numbers already indicate that it is always busy at Dierenambulance & Vogelasiel Regio Leiden, located at Draadbaan 14 in Leiderdorp. By: Margaret Hillbrandt The organization has three paid coordinators, but still … Read more

112 News: A woman, a man and a boy were arrested for helping them escape from TBS’er | The cars crashed after the collision

112 Dec 2, 12:49 • 5 minutes reading time In this live blog, we’ll keep you posted with the top 112 stories and highlights for Friday, December 2nd. 9:00 p.m. – Lots of damage but no injuries after the cars crash Two motorists ran away in fright when they crashed hard at Matlingeweg. The two … Read more

“This compensation does not take away our suffering and the suffering of the animals”

The wolf has already visited Rik Camps sheep from Meeuwen 3 times. There were 8 victims. Rick did his best to surround Meadows with the wolf’s resistance, but the wolf still managed to get past him. According to Rick, it is not the responsibility of the farmer to keep the wolf away from the livestock. … Read more