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Welcome to the Danish Ministry of the Environment

The Ministry of the Environment is in charge of administrative and research tasks in the area of environmental protection and planning. In Denmark the administration at state level is managed by Ministry of the Environment. At regional and local level, much of the administrative responsibility has been delegated to municipalities.
At present mrs. Kirsten Brosbøl is the Minister of the Environment.

To find key contact information please follow this link


  • Denmark opens a new national park near Copenhagen

    Published 23-02-2015

    Denmark's fourth national park, Skjoldungernes Land, has now been inaugurated and is ready to welcome visitors. Experience the legend of King Skjold, picturesque natural surroundings and culture.

  • Brosbøl: We need a Denmark without Waste

    Published 05-02-2015

    Kirsten Brosbøl, Danish Minister for the Environment, is launching a new Waste Prevention Strategy “Denmark without Waste II” (”Danmark uden affald II”). The Strategy will make it easier and more attractive to avoid waste and to throw away less. This...

  • Press release: Aarhus to have Denmark’s answer to the New York High Line

    Published 11-12-2014

    With support from the Ministry of the Environment, a derelict concrete bridge in Aarhus will be turned into a green, creative area linking downtown with the port. This will give Aarhus its own version of the world famous High Line Park in New York.

Geodata Agency _1170x 659

The Danish Geodata Agency works towards making spatial data an everyday tool for the public sector, for businesses and for the general public. The Danish Geodata Agency is the government agency for maps and spatial data.

Visit www.gst.dk

Nature Agency _1170x 569

The Nature Agency is concerned with ensuring opportunities for the enjoyment of nature, as well as procting our anture and aquatic environment. The Agency is also responsible for creation, preservation and restoration of the Danish countryside.

Visit www.nst.dk

Environmental Board Of Appeal _1170x 659

The Environmental Board of Appeal is the central board of appeal for all matters relating to nature, planning and the environment. We review the practical application of the law. Our remit, taking the legal rights of citizens and enterprises into consideration, is to make the correct decisions efficiently and effectively.

Visit www.nmkn.dk

Coast Guard Pix

The Danish Coastal Authority (Kystdirektoratet) is the official coastal and port government agency - a division of the Danish Ministry of the Environment.


Visit www.kyst.dk

Environmental Protection Agency _1170x 659

The Environmental Protection Agency works to protect the environment, nature and people. The Agency administrates legislation on environmental protection, waste, soil, chemicals, pesticides, gene technology and the environmental impact of noise and air pollution caused by transport.

Visit www.mst.dk