Hester den Boer is an independent investigative journalist and photographer.

Hester obtained a BA in Comparative Religion Studies, a BA in Russian Language and Culture and an MA in Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the University of Amsterdam.

Her stories have been published in several Dutch media like De Groene Amsterdammer and NRC. In 2019 she released the non-fiction book and photo project Suppressed by the Saviour.

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Hester den Boer

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More Dutch cattle farmers move to Belgium since nitrogen crisis

  • Agriculture
  • Cities
  • Environment

Since the start of the nitrogen crisis in 2018, more Dutch livestock farmers moved to Belgium than in previous years. This is evident from new research by Spit and Apache. Environmental organisations have been warning for some time that Belgium has become a 'nitrogen paradise' for large-scale polluters. An inventory of the available data supports this fear.