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  • What do the Netherlands really look like to get a better sense of proportion?

  • Let's go on a 102nd walk across the nation.

  • Each second of the walk reveals 1% of the lands and how they look from above.

  • Are you ready for the Netherlands in 100 seconds?

  • Way walk through 18 kinds of land that have gone in a blink.

  • Coastal mudflats occupy 5% of the Netherlands on five seconds of our walk way.

  • Spent eight seconds listening to birds and walking in large woodlands.

  • Houses and gardens of villages, towns and cities cover 8% of the country.

  • No on now we're in the deep for 12 seconds.

  • It's timeto wade and swim.

  • We're crossing freshwater lakes.

  • The rest of the land is used for farms.

  • Way walk for 12 seconds through a complex patchwork of small fields used for crops and cows, as well as occasional houses for people, pigs and chickens.

  • We spent 18 seconds walking through larger fields of crops.

  • Most is fed to livestock way passed through maize, wheat, potatoes, sugar beet vegetables on flowers.

  • Our last 24% and 24 seconds takes us through pastures.

  • This The single biggest use of land is mostly used for feeding and rearing cows.

  • In all, at a time when a third of duck species are at risk of extinction.

  • Do we need to rethink this mix of lands we have and how we use them?

  • I need more trees.

  • Please.

  • I think more balance would be better.

  • So what if we made more space for nature?

What do the Netherlands really look like to get a better sense of proportion?

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Netherlands in 100 Seconds | National Geographic

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/10/24
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