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Climate Change This Week: Undersea Deforestation Soars, Flipping Crystals, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.21.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, like this golden macaw, is another imp...

Revisiting Ukraine's Maidan Legacy Amidst EU Shambles

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 07.13.2016 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

While it would certainly be premature to predict the disintegration of the European Union at this point, the United Kingdom's recent departure from the bloc via "Brexit" referendum certainly casts a dark shadow over the continent's political future.

"Y" PRIDE? It Could Not Be Clearer

Kåre R. Aas | Posted 06.14.2016 | Politics
Kåre R. Aas

The unimaginable horrors that took place inside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando in the early hours of June 12 have sent a shockwave through the world. Expressions of sympathy and condolences have since been flooding in from everywhere, including from Norway's King Harald V.

Making Safe Sex Sexy

Lori Sokol | Posted 06.14.2016 | Women
Lori Sokol

"When I was 18, I was a victim of female genital mutilation. When I was 21, I had my first orgasm!" This was just the beginning of an astonishing stor...

Prince Gallery's "Invisible Objects"

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 06.10.2016 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

Kristoffer Ørum, "Invisible Objects", installation view, Prince Gallery As a follow up to my last article on Prince Gallery I wanted to share with y...

Transparency in Search for New UN S-G

Mogens Lykketoft | Posted 06.08.2016 | World
Mogens Lykketoft

Even the harshest of UN critics would admit that new measures, including the SG hearings with all 11 candidates, have brought some much needed transparency and inclusivity to the process of selecting the next Secretary-General. At the same time, some say that that's about all they will achieve.

7 Reasons To Visit Copenhagen, According To An Expat

Tuni Nguyen | Posted 05.27.2016 | Travel
Tuni Nguyen

After over two years of living in the heart of Copenhagen, I still discover new things about this amazing city every day. I love it here and if it's up to me, I would make everyone visit Copenhagen.

U.S. and NATO Should End New Cold War With Russia

Doug Bandow | Posted 05.22.2016 | World
Doug Bandow

It's good that NATO and Russia met. Dialogue should continue, with the EU and U.S. prepared to negotiate a deal normalizing relations.However, the allies won't know without trying. And everyone would benefit from ending the current impasse. Especially the Ukrainian people.

Post Obama's Summit With the Nordics -- What Next?

András Simonyi | Posted 05.18.2016 | World
András Simonyi

Last week saw an extraordinary event in Washington; a rare sight, the smiling leaders of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, and a smiling Obama.

Nordics Are Good Partners to the United States

Timo Soini | Posted 05.11.2016 | World
Timo Soini

The Nordic countries have a strong engagement for peace and reconciliation. These are particularly fragile processes for societies. We know that inclusive peace processes are more likely to lead to peace agreements.

Tattooed Tokyo: A Combination of Factors...

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 05.11.2016 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

Prince Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark, photo courtesy of Prince Gallery It was this past March, when the art fairs hit NYC in a big way. An artist whos...

Rights, values, and religion in Denmark

Katherine Marshall | Posted 05.05.2016 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

On a May day in Copenhagen, the sun shining brightly, the greatest security risk seems to come from bicycles speeding along the streets. But not all i...

What a Crazy, Quirky, Funny Adventure! Albert Up, Up and Away

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 04.29.2016 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

Inspired by the beloved children's book, Albert by Ole Lund Kirkegaard, this lively, animated tale whisks you on a journey that has to be seen to be b...

Why U.S.-Nordic Relations Matter More Than Ever

Kirsti Kauppi | Posted 04.29.2016 | Politics
Kirsti Kauppi

The Nordic countries and United States have much in common. We all share the fundamental values of democracy, human rights, and the rule of law. We strive toward societies based on non-discrimination, equality and inclusion, regardless of ethnicity, sexual orientation or religious background.

Maurice Dekkers' Ants on a Shrimp: René Redzepi and the Creation of a Dream

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 04.28.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

"When you get close to the raw materials and taste them at the moment they let go of the soil, you learn to respect them." -- René Redzepi I've disc...

Denmark Creates More Than 60,000 Jobs in the U.S.

Lars Gert Lose | Posted 04.22.2016 | Business
Lars Gert Lose

"Contribute to growth and job creation in Denmark". That's how the first sentence begin in the performance contract I signed before going to Washington as Denmark's new ambassador to the United States.

The Penis-On-TV Controversy That's Getting Everybody Hot And Bothered (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.21.2016 | Weird News

That looks like a boatload of penis peek-a-boo. Viewers of the adventure reality series "Sail For Distant Shores" on Danish TV got an eyeful of what a...

Will Denmark Win The Global Race Against Food Waste?

Selina Juul | Posted 07.22.2016 | Green
Selina Juul

If Carlsberg is known as probably the best beer in the world, then Denmark can soon be known as probably the world leading country in the fight agains...

The Danish Girl is a Dazzling Novel

Lev Raphael | Posted 04.18.2016 | Books
Lev Raphael

When I see a movie that's utterly satisfying and is based on a novel, I often don't bother reading the book. I was so moved by Eddie Redmayne's per...

The Three Stooges Meet Magic Realism in Sarasota Film Festival winner "Men & Chicken"

Thelma Adams | Posted 04.12.2016 | Entertainment
Thelma Adams

I was ecstatic when the narrative jury of the Sarasota Film Festival - New York Academy Director of Programs and Membership Patrick Harrison, Masters ...

Who Should Lead the United Nations?

Mogens Lykketoft | Posted 04.11.2016 | World
Mogens Lykketoft

Many have suggested that the UN's most senior official should either be a Secretary or a General. This is too simplistic, for the Secretary-General must be both and more.

How A Country Famous For Its Auto Industry Could Embrace Green Vehicles

HuffPost Germany | Sara Elkamel | Posted 04.07.2016 | World

Germany currently lags behind many of its European neighbors when it comes to reducing carbon emissions. But some people in the country have proposals...

Parity at Home, Parity at Work

Lars Gert Lose | Posted 04.07.2016 | World
Lars Gert Lose

Photo credit: Larry vs Harry Who is picking up when and where? Who will stay home with the kids when they are sick? And who is going to take care of ...

No One Likes a Free Rider

Margrethe Vestager | Posted 04.07.2016 | World
Margrethe Vestager

So-called "profit-shifting" arrangements help companies avoid paying tax in countries where they do business, by making it look as though they made their profits somewhere else. And it's those who play fair -- those who can't or, out of principle don't, move their income around the world -- who end up paying the price.

Innovative Vessels Made in Poland

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 04.05.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

Shipbuilding industry has been fundamental to prosperity of Gdansk for centuries. Sometimes the shipyard was the main scene for political events in Poland, like it was in the '80s, sometimes the industry was affected by troubles, like it was in the '90s.