UK sees no need for EU deepwater drilling ban

Of course we all know how forward thinking the UK government can be

There is no case for declaring a moratorium on deepwater oil or gas drilling in British waters, the UK government said yesterday 11 October, as the EU is expected to call for a temporary ban until probe is completed into the causes of BPs spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

via UK sees no need for EU deepwater drilling ban | EurActiv.

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Craig McClain is the Assistant Director of Science for the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, created to facilitate research to address fundamental questions in evolutionary science. He has conducted deep-sea research for 11 years and published over 40 papers in the area. He has participated in dozens of expeditions taking him to the Antarctic and the most remote regions of the Pacific and Atlantic. Craig’s research focuses mainly on marine systems and particularly the biology of body size, biodiversity, and energy flow. He focuses often on deep-sea systems as a natural test of the consequences of energy limitation on biological systems. He is the author and chief editor of Deep-Sea News, a popular deep-sea themed blog, rated the number one ocean blog on the web and winner of numerous awards. Craig’s popular writing has been featured in Cosmos, Science Illustrated, American Scientist, Wired, Mental Floss, and the Open Lab: The Best Science Writing on the Web.

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