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Additional hunting trophies added to the import prohibition list

With immediate effect, hunting trophies of a large number of species may no longer be imported into the Netherlands. These ...

News item | 02-05-2016 | 11:57

The Netherlands organises international anti-poaching conference

Sharon Dijksma, Minister for Agriculture, is organising an international conference in February 2016 about wildlife crime in the ...

News item | 02-10-2015 | 17:20

Caribbean coral reefs for sharks

During her visit to Saba and Bonaire, Sharon Dijksma, Dutch Minister for Agriculture, opened a shark sanctuary. Shark populations ...

News item | 02-09-2015 | 15:00

Budget Day 2014: Strengthening economic growth

More and better financing for SMEs. More room for startups. A Future Fund to boost innovation. Stronger focus on agricultural ...

News item | 16-09-2014 | 15:15

Ocean Summit: ‘Action for healthier oceans starts today’

We will need to take unorthodox steps to tackle overfishing, climate change and pollution of the oceans. Governments, business ...

News item | 25-04-2014 | 16:33

High level roundtable at Global Oceans Action Summit

On the final day of the Global Oceans Action Summit Dutch Minister for Agriculture Sharon Dijksma has called for action to ...

News item | 24-04-2014 | 17:55

Global Oceans Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth opens in The Hague

Urgent coordinated action is needed to restore the health of the world’s oceans and secure the long-term well-being and food ...

News item | 22-04-2014 | 11:32

Global approach to tackle elephant and rhino poaching

Dutch Minister for Agriculture Sharon Dijksma will make agreements with other countries to tackle elephant and rhino poaching. ...

News item | 13-02-2014 | 15:20

Wadden Sea Conference: balance between economy and ecology

The Dutch Minister for Agriculture Sharon Dijksma has signed a Ministerial Declaration with Denmark and Germany at the trilateral ...

News item | 06-02-2014 | 09:26

Extra funds for nature conservation in the Caribbean Netherlands

Minister for Agriculture Dijksma has earmarked EUR 7.5 million for nature conservation in the Caribbean Netherlands. Uses of the ...

News item | 24-04-2013 | 11:38

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