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In 2008, the OECD carried out a survey of people's behaviour towards the environment in ten OECD countries and five areas including energy. This article from the OECD Observer provides information on the findings that emerge from this survey in the energy area.
Despite progress in recent years, there is growing evidence that OECD countries are not on track to reach some of their key environmental goals. This report examines the strategies and instruments that governments use to ensure compliance with pollution prevention and control regulations.
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Links to websites from the Netherlands on agri-environmental issues.
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Milieuprestaties van de OESO-landbouw sinds 1990: Landenhoofdstuk Nederland
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Agri-environmental indicators for the Netherlands and data on the environmental performance of Dutch agriculture. Extract from the publication Environmental Performance of Agriculture in OECD Countries since 1990 (2008).
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Country inventory from the Netherlands on fisheries services submitted in 2007.
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Information on the administration, legal framework and other aspects of fisheries management in the Netherlands.
This document, prepared by Prof. Oene Oenema and Paul B.M. Berentsen, assesses the political economy of the implementation of the ‘minerals accounting system’ MINAS in the Netherlands. While the system contributed to some environmental improvements, the costs of its implementation were rather high.
Organic agriculture showed a strong growth in recent years (annual growth up to 25%) and it is expected that its economic significance will increase sharply. There is a steady increase in the number of farms that are switching to organic agricu...
Extended Producer Responsibility - Phase 2 - Case Study on the Dutch Packaging Covenant