Tag Archive for 'North Sea'

North Sea crude oil extraction falls in 2011 to lowest level in 30 years

September 8th, 2012 by International Economic Platform for Renewable Energies

According to a study by the International Economic Platform for Renewable Energies (IWR), a renewable energy institute in Muenster, Germany, the amount of crude oil drilled from the North Sea dropped to 124.7 million tonnes in 2011. This is a 12% decline from 2010 when 140 million tonnes of crude oil was extracted, and represents […]

Some fishes have to travel farther to adapt to a changing climate

December 2nd, 2011 by Technical University of Denmark

Even though the oceans warm up slower than land, a recent study, The Pace of Shifting Climate in Marine and Terrestrial Ecosystems, published in the scientific journal, Science, shows that marine life has to move their ranges just as quickly as species on land to cope with the changing temperatures. This is the first time that […]