Stef Arends is a freelance (video) journalist.

He studied Industrial Design at Eindhoven University of Technology and Media Studies at Leiden University. He worked at the investigative website Apache from 2017 to 2020. He currently works as a freelance journalist, mainly on the subjects of migration and agriculture.


Stef Arends
landbouw, migratie

Supported projects

A nitrogen bomb under Flanders

  • Ecology
  • Agriculture

BRUSSELS - Europe's Natura 2000 protected areas are groaning under nitrogen emissions from livestock farming. Meanwhile, farmers near nature reserves fear for their future. Due to conflicting policy choices, agriculture and nature conversation have become diametrically opposed. The call for a long-term vision is becoming louder and louder. What kind of agriculture do we want in Flanders?