Hansen og Pedersen

REWILDING

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Denmark is the second most cultivated country in the world right after Bangladesh – we simply have agricultural land on every surface and real nature can be hard to find. This has a huge impact on the biodiversity in our country: 80 % of the species are extinct since we started keeping track 20 years ago. Denmark is a good example that the sixth mass – extinction on earth has begun – without anyone even noticing. Something has to be done and in the Northern Jutland one of the biggest nature reviving projects ever in Denmark is about to begin.

The huge area Hammer Hills is to be brought back to its original natural state – as it was before the industrialization took over the Danish nature and put everything under control.

The industrial forest with its straight lines of pine trees is to be cut down so that a vigorous deciduous forest can emerge with clearings and grazing buffalos. Rare and lost species in the Danish fauna are to be resurrected from this patch of rewilded nature.

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  • Title REWILDING
  • directorPHIE AMBO
  • producerMalene Flindt Pedersen

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