100 years of Wageningen University – biodiversity and agriculture on (a positive) collision course

Hawthorn in a grass pasture – ideal food for winter birds
By: Lawrence Jones-Walters · 13 September 2018
Category: Biodiversity

On the 3th of September, Wageningen University’s 100th academic year was formally opened by the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Phil Hogan the European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development and our President Louise Fresco. The distinguished guests were there to mark the special anniversary: 100 years ago we ‘became…

The hidden world beneath our feet

The hidden world beneath our feet - flooding
By: Gilbert Maas · 8 June 2018
Category: Soil and land use

Do we look properly at the soil? At what we find beneath us? And what is the relationship between this soil and all the flooding we have again experienced recently? Wageningen Environmental Research explains it in a short video. A lot of soil data is stored in the BRO (Basisregistratie…