Protecting the Environment: Mine Clearance in Skallingen, Denmark

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Vol: 19, Issue: 1

Publication Year:
2015
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Repository URL:
http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol19/iss1/11
Author(s):
Jebens, Martin
Tags:
Denmark; World War II; UXO; Danish Coastal Authority; Other Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration; Peace and Conflict Studies; Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration; Social and Behavioral Sciences
article description
Denmark has long been affected by landmines. Environmental factors such as landscape, wildlife and endangered species make mine clearance difficult. However, through environmental legislation and mine clearance, Denmark has reestablished areas in Skallingen for use.