Departement of Nature and Climate


Welcome to the Departement of Nature and Climate, that organizationally comes under the Ministry of Nature and Environment.

Below you find the list of the areas of responsibility that the Departement of Nature and Climate manages:


  • Climate adaptation
  • Communication regarding climate, including the internet portal Climate Greenland


  • Administration in relation to The Ramsar Convention, as well as the Washington Convention (CITES)
  • Conservation and management of particularly vulnerable natural areas
  • Management of the World Heritage Site of Ilulissat Icefjord
  • Management of the National Park in North and East Greenland
  • Approval of expeditions and field activities in remote areas of Greenland