Department of Natural Resources

Welcome to the Department of Natural Resources, a part of the Department of Natural Resources and Climate, in the Ministry of Environment and Nature.

The Department of Natural Resources manage:

  • International cooperation about protection the nature, among other things
  • Processing of cases related to the Convention on Biological Diversity, the Ramsar Convention and the Washington Convention (CITES)
  • Managing and protection of natural areas particularly at risk
  • Managing of the World Heritage Area in Ilulissat Icefjord
  • Managing of the National Park in northern and eastern Greenland
  • Approval of the expedition and field activities of Greenland
  • Read more about the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment here