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    Denmark put a final end to the fossil era and will phase out oil production

    Denmark, the European Union’s biggest oil producer, is a net exporter of oil and...

    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...

    Out in the wild – away from the coronavirus outbreak

    Several European Union member states - including Denmark, have imposed lockdowns to combat the...

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    Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm is ready to supply green energy

    The Kriegers Flak's offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea is expected to supply energy that corresponds to the annual electricity consumption of 600,000...

    Denmark put a final end to the fossil era and will phase out oil production

    Denmark, the European Union’s biggest oil producer, is a net exporter of oil and gas. Now the country will stop offering new licenses in...

    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,...

    Travelling by campervan in Denmark

    Denmark is a great place to enjoy a campervan (motorhome) holiday. The roads are well maintained and the countryside is clean and safe. ...

    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...

    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...

    Rights of way and accessing land.

    In Denmark, there is a more restricted freedom to roam on privately held land compared to Norway and Sweden. All dunes and beaches and all...

    What’s up with Danish forest kindergartens?

    A Danish kindergarten system including natural environments and opportunities for young children to develop and learn outdoors. Danish Forest kindergartens are becoming more and...

    Utilisation of fossil fuel fell by over 25 percent in one year

    Towards green energy: Danish consumption of coal has fallen by 81.4 percent since 1994, while oil consumption has declined by 89.5 percent. New...

    Winter Vikings

    Thousands of Danish "Vikings" take a dip in freezing water during the wintertime. Visitors to Denmark are often surprised to learn that Danes leave their...

    A wild moose has been observed in Denmark for the first time in almost 20 years

    A wild moose (known as elk in Scandinavia) has swimmed from Sweden to northern Zealand, Denmark. The last sighting of a wild moose/elk in Denmark...

    Sustainable forest management

    Since adoption of the Danish Forest Act in 1805, forest clearance has been banned in Denmark. The Danish Parliament has recently decided to increase the...

    Risk of rabies in Denmark?

    In Denmark there are no wild dogs and no rabies infected foxes or wolfs. The risk of rabies is insignificant/non-existent. However, some bats can...

    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 common brown frog

    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...

    Not to be found elsewhere in the world

    Small, beautiful - and endemic! The coastal landscape and hinterland around Jammer Bay (Jammerbugten) in the northwestern part of Jutland contains an exciting and versatile...

    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...

    Visit the worlds largest limestone mine

    1,000 years of limestone mines under Denmark. In Mønsted Limestone Caves in Central Jutland there are more than 60 kilometres (about 37 miles) of underground...

    Denmarks largest land-breeding predator

    The Grey Seal After a hundred years of absence from Danish waters, first of all, due to hunting, the Grey Seal has reintegrated over the...

    The untamed sand dunes of Rubjerg

    If you want to experience wild and untamed nature in Denmark then you should visit Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse. Here you will find massive hills of...

    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 Danish Wadden Sea – one of the world’s most valuable tidal areas

    The Danish Wadden Sea is the most northern part of the Unesco World Heritage. The Danish Wadden Sea has many particularities, making this region a...

    Please, keep your dog on a lead

    Dogs must be on a leash when you are visiting forests and nature areas according to Denmark’s Protection of Nature Act. A visit to the...

    Danish butterflies in decline

    Denmark’s butterflies have undergone an accelerating negative trend since the mid-twentieth century. Within just fifty years, a total of twelve species – corresponding to approximately...