As you know, farm animals release valuable nitrogen to the environment due to the gases in their stomachs. on greenhouse gases has an impact of over 20%these animals are seen as one of the most influential reasons behind the accelerating global warming.
The Netherlands, one of the largest meat exporting countries in Europe, decided to take a step towards this issue. The Netherlands, which wants to reduce ammonia pollution and nitrogen emissions, to reduce the farm animals in the country by 30% decided.
There are currently tens of millions of farm animals in the Netherlands
The first foundations of this decision, which was criticized by the farmers but received very positively by the environmental organizations, were laid in 2019. The Court noted that the government had not done enough to control the nitrogen measure, The Netherlands does not comply with the European Union legislation. brought it to the language.
The Netherlands, which wants to take a step towards protecting the environment after the events, 100 million chickens, 12 million pigs, 4 million cows and 600 thousand goats decided to reduce it by 30%.
In addition to reducing the number of animals in the new plan, there are also details such as the expropriation of farmers’ production rights and agricultural lands. The government reacted highly to this bet. so that farmers are not victims stated that they could follow the “voluntary purchase” path.