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2 jan 2018

Simposio UIS: “to know and share caves and karts” Understanding, conservation and geotourism

Dal 6 all’8 marzo 2018 in Ardeche, Francia. Caves and karsts are specific ecosystems, that are more or less well known. They constitute environmental archives, geological and cultural heritages, important to understand a part of the story of
18 dec 2017

In the footsteps of Jacques Cousteau: Researchers unveil the secret of the Blue Hole stalactite

In 1970, Jacques Cousteau and his team recovered an unusual stalactite from the depths of the Caribbean Sea. Now a geoscientist explains what it reveals about our climate since the last ice age.
11 dec 2017

Invitation to cooperation for speleological expeditions in Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia

Maps of expedition Kyrgyzstan There are no professional speleologists in Kyrgyzstan and Central Asian countries, but there are a large number of unexplored karst areas. Therefore, we invite all interested speleologists to take part in joint research in...
11 dec 2017

In un video, la Storia della speleologia britannica – A GOLDEN AGE OF CAVE EXPLORATION AND SCIENCE

This was made to reflect the spirit of an event held at the beginning of December 2017 at the Royal Geographical Society in London. It looks back at British cave expeditions and science over 50 years or
11 dec 2017

Annunciato il 12esimo Balkan Cavers Camp in Romania a Luglio 2018

It is with great pleasure to announce that the Romanian Speleological Federation (FSR) has decided to organise the 12th “Balkan Cavers Camp” between 2nd-8th Ju|y 2018 in Baru Mare, Sureanu Mountains, Hateg province, to which we herewit...
28 nov 2017

Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula reveals a cryptic methane-fueled ecosystem in flooded caves

In the underground rivers and flooded caves of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, where Mayan lore described a fantastical underworld, scientists have found a cryptic world in its own right.
27 nov 2017

Offerta di Lavoro – Job Opening: Contract Karst Field Geologist, USA

Job Opening: Contract Karst Field Geologist, USA Position Requirements: A geologist (minimum 4-year degree or equivalent in geology or a relevant natural science) with 2 years of experience in karst assessment, research or mitigation. Can be based
25 nov 2017

8th International Workshop on Ice Caves (IWIC): Picos de Europa National Park, Spain

The 8th IWIC will be held in Spain’s fabulous Picos de Europa National Park on 11-16 June 2018. The upcoming International Workshop on Ice caves (IWIC-VIII) will be held in Picos de Europa National Park (Spain) from June
24 nov 2017

Unique underwater stalactites

In recent years, researchers have identified a small group of stalactites that appear to have calcified underwater instead of in a dry cave. The Hells Bells in the El Zapote cave near Puerto Morelos on the Yucatán
24 nov 2017

Invito alla spedizione internazionale nel Laos PHA SOUNG PROJECT 2018

Invitation for international speleological expedition PHA SOUNG PROJECT 2018, LAOS (January 28 to February 18, 2018) Dear colleagues, Until now, more speleologists from the USA, Canada, Germany and Thailand have been enrolled in our expedition, PHA SOU...