Natural Denmark...

Learn more about the Danish wildlife

The most common frog in Denmark

The European brown frog is the most common frog in Denmark. The common frog (Rana temporaria) is undoubtedly Denmarks's most well-known amphibian, also known as...

Any dangerous spiders in Denmark?

More than 540 species of spiders have been recorded in Denmark. Fortunately, all of them are harmless to humans. However, some can bite you quite noticeably! Actually...

Snakes in Denmark

Once there were four species of snakes in Denmark. The Aesculapian snake and the Smooth snake are today considered extinct. That leaves the two remaining...

Around 20,000 species of insects in Denmark

80 percent of all known species in the world are insects. They possess an incredible wealth of shapes and colors. In total, more than...

The great egrets have gone north and are now a new breeding species in Denmark.

The great white heron - a newcomer in Danish nature. The great egret (Ardea alba), also known as the great white heron, is a large,...
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Going green...

At the top of the list among the most sustainable countries on Earth

Denmark is now ranking number one at the 2020 Environmental Performance Index The 2020 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) provides a quantitative basis for comparing, analyzing,...

The Danish water quality among the best in Europe.

Of the 28 European EU-countries, Denmark is still on the top 10-list of countries with the best bathing water quality. Denmark's beaches follow a continental...

The use of solar energy is increasing significantly in Denmark

Solar energy is an element in the Danish green strategy of making the future energy supply based on renewable energy. Despite...

Denmark wants to be independent of fossil fuels.

Green Energy Sustainable economic growth and security of energy and water supply are among the greatest global challenges today. As the first country in the...

Drinking tap water?

In Denmark people take their drinking water for granted. Danes don’t think twice before grabbing a glass and sticking it underneath a tap. However, for...

Denmark set wind power record – again!

2017 was a record year for Danish wind power and Denmark is on track to surpassing its EU energy targets, according to the Danish...

Outdoor Denmark

Natural adventures

Sleep on the forest floor – for free

Denmark welcomes you to spend the night in the nature areas owned by the Danish Government. You can find the state forests in most...

Out in the wild – away from the coronavirus outbreak

Several European Union member states - including Denmark, have imposed lockdowns to combat the spread of the potentially deadly COVID-19. We went for a...

Making a camp fire at the beach?

Camp fire at the beach? It is okay but keep it small. Public rights on the foreshore and in tidal waters have a long history...

Sleeping in the woods

Overnight outside. You may stay overnight on publicly owned natural areas on the ground in a sleeping bag, in a hammock, in a tree, or...

Can I stay overnight at the public beaches?

Is it okay to sleep for the night at the public beaches? Well, if the weather is fine you can! However, campers and tents are...

How Does Nature Impact Our Wellbeing?

Research reveals that environments can increase or reduce our stress, which in turn impacts our bodies. What you are seeing, hearing, experiencing at any moment...

Introduction to the wild of Denmark

The Wild About Denmark - in short. Nature and wildlife.Denmark occupies 43,094 square kilometers (16,621 square miles) and is the smallest of the Nordic...

The Wild Boar has returned home to Denmark

Wild boars were originally widespread in Denmark. Mainly due to hunting pressure the wild boars became extinct in Denmark more than 200 years ago....

Denmark’s most poisonous mushroom.

"...Even the ingestion of half a sponge can have fatal consequences" As it stands in the woods with its clean, snowy color, it looks like...

Ancient burial mounds in the Danish countryside

No matter if you go by car, bicycle or hiking through the Danish countryside there is a good chance that you will pass by...

The wolf is back in Denmark – two centuries after extermination.

Wolves are again a part of Danish Nature and Wildlife. There had been no sightings of wolves in the country the past two centuries until...
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