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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...

    Niels Lisborg

    Forester/Nature Manager. Writing about wildlife, nature conservation and nature management.
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    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...

    Travel Risk Map: Denmark among the safest countries in the world.

    The latest edition of the interactive Travel Risk Map classifies countries according to the threat posed to travellers, road safety risk and medical provision Five...

    Jellyfish along the Danish shores

    In Denmark we only have a few species of jellyfish which are able to sting you noticeably. You will normally only find two common species...

    Lizards in Denmark

    In Denmark you will only find two species of lizards. The common lizard and the sand lizard. The common lizard (Zootoca vivipara) is, as the...

    The Slow-worm – the legless lizard

    Slow-worm (Anguis fragilis) The slow-worm is widely distributed in Denmark.Being a legless lizard, the slow worm is often mistaken for a little snake. However, there...

    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,...

    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...

    Return of the Eagle-owl

    In 1884 the last Danish Eagle-owl was shot in central Jutland. Not until 100 years later the giant owls carefully returned. A single pair...

    Record number of eagles are breeding in Denmark

    After being nearly non-existent for about a century, the White-tailed Eagle and the Golden Eagle have successfully returned back to Denmark. When the Danish Ornithological...

    The Mute Swan: National Bird of Denmark

    The Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) became the national bird of Denmark in 1984, replacing the Skylark (Alauda arvensis). At first the Mute Swan was...

    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...

    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...