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Environment of Netherlands

In Netherlands, the amount of alternative and nuclear energy consumed amounts to 1.9% of the total energy use. Netherlands emits 10.1 metric tons per capita of CO₂. The number of road motor vehicles per 1000 inhabitants in Netherlands is 708.

Forest

Total land area of Netherlands is 41,543 km2 (approx. 16,040 mi²). 3650 km2 of Netherlands's territory is covered in forests. and forest land comprises 9% of all the land in the country.

Issues Netherlands faces

Currently Netherlands faces various issues, including water pollution in the form of heavy metals, organic compounds, and nutrients such as nitrates and phosphates, air pollution from vehicles and refining activities, acid rain.