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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,...

    Category: Wildlife

    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 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...

    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...

    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 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Be aware of ticks

    How to take precautions against ticks and Lyme disease. The castor bean tick is found across Europe including Denmark. It may reach a length of...

    The Red Stag – Denmarks largest land-mammal.

    Facing Denmarks largest land-mammal. The red deer is the largest land-mammal in Denmark. The red deer (Cervus elaphus) population in Denmark became almost extinct in...