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16 júla 2019

Field research in Turkmenistan’s highest mountain reveals high biological diversity

Well-known for its unique landscapes and rare wildlife, the Koytendag State Nature Reserve was yet to reveal the scale of its actual biodiversity when a series of international expeditions.
8 júla 2019

Cave secrets unlocked to show past drought and rainfall patterns

Global trends in cave waters identify how stalagmites reveal past rainfall and drought patterns.
16 mája 2019

Warming climate threatens microbes in alpine streams

Changes to alpine streams fed by glaciers and snowfields due to a warming climate threaten to dramatically alter the types of bacteria and other microbes in those streams, according to new research. But streams that are fed
25 apr 2019

Holy Pleistocene Batman, the answer’s in the cave

Examining a 3-meter stack of bat feces has shed light on the landscape of the ancient continent of Sundaland. The research could help explain the biodiversity of present-day Borneo, Sumatra, and Java. It could also add to
10 apr 2019

Cherokee inscriptions in Alabama cave interpreted

For the first time, a team of scholars and archaeologists has recorded and interpreted Cherokee inscriptions in Manitou Cave, Alabama. These inscriptions reveal evidence of secluded ceremonial activities at a time of crisis for the Cherokee, who
1 apr 2019

Grassy Gap Hike

Google Earth Pro aerial imagery reveals some interesting rock exposures in Pisgah National Forest that can be accessed via Forest Service Road 1206. That road is depicted on the 1996 National Geographic topographic map as being open
25 mar 2019

International Speleology Meeting Urzulei – ICNUSSA 2019 – Traces

International Speleology Meeting Urzulei 2019 Traces All traces, even the smallest ones, leave a sign on this world. Ethics, respect of places space and time……..reflections in the dark…. Raduno Nazionale di Speleologia - Urzulei 2019 The Icnussa a.p.s....
25 mar 2019

Stalagmite holds key to predicting droughts, floods for India

By studying the last 50 years of growth of a stalagmite from Mawmluh Cave, they found an unexpected connection between winter rainfall amounts in northeast India and climatic conditions in the Pacific Ocean.
5 feb 2019

Ice Age survivors or stranded travellers? A new subterranean species discovered in Canada

The discovery of a new to science species of rare and primitive arthropod in a cave that was covered by a thick ice sheet until recently is certain to raise questions. Researchers describe a new species of
27 jan 2019

Caves in the eyes of our children 2019

In 2019, during the period from February, 01 to March, 31 Ukrainian Speleological Association (UkrSA) is holding the 7th International Contest of Kid’s Drawing "Caves in the eyes of our children". Read More ...