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Botanical Garden in Oslo

The Botanical Garden, founded in 1814, belongs to the Natural History Museum of the University of Oslo. Through research, education and plant conservation, the garden seeks to increase public awareness of the importance of plant diversity. The plant collections contain approx. 7500 species. The Botanical Garden participates in the international efforts to preserve endangered species. […]

Botanical Garden in Copenhagen

The botanical garden was first established in 1600 but it was moved twice before it was ultimately given its current location in 1870. It was probably founded to secure a collection of Danish medicinal plants after the Reformation had seen many convents and their gardens abandoned or demolished. The first garden, known as Hortus Medicus, […]

Copenhagen Zoo

Copenhagen Zoo (Danish: Københavns Zoo) is a zoological garden in Denmark. Founded in 1859, it is one of the oldest zoos in Europe and is a member of EAZA. Copenhagen Zoo was founded by the ornithologist Niels Kjærbølling in 1859. He was given the summer garden of «Prinsess Vilhelmines Have» (The garden of Princess Vilhelmine) […]