Groeneveld Prize 2012: The value of nature

Groeneveld Prize 2012: The value of nature

In 2012, the foundation of Castle Groeneveld awarded me the Groeneveld Prize for my contribution to the debate about nature and landscape in the Netherlands. In my essay ‘The value of nature’ I describe how our thinking about nature has changed from nature as wild and undisturbed to a kind a nature that mostly should be of service to us. Read the essay (in Dutch) below: