When it started, it was considered a part of the lunatic fringe. Greenpeace is today perhaps the most influential of green movements

Holland's thriving tulip flower industry is under pressure to clean up its act and save the environment from degradation caused by excessive use of pesticides and fertilisers

For centuries, the Dutch have been trying to keep their heads over water by barricading out the sea and the rivers. But there comes a point when the environment has to be considered when reclaiming land and strengthening dykes