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Exploring the Lascaux caves – how digital tech is bringing prehistoric art to life

06/12/2016

Creative Review: A new museum opens in France next week that combines physical replicas of the Lascaux cave system with augmented reality – the latest cultural project to use digital innovation to... More >>

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Scientists have found the world's largest cluster of sinkholes, and it spans 4 counties

29/11/2016

Science Alert: According to reports from government officials in the Shaanxi province in northwest China, the collection of sinkholes was found during a recent survey of land around Hanzhong... More >>

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Ancient limestone caves in Ha Long Bay suffer damage

19/11/2016

VN Express: Some ancient limestone caves in Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site visited by millions of tourists each year, have been damaged, local officials said.Tourists to Cap La,... More >>

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DNR will test caves, old mines for bat-killing fungus

09/11/2016

manninglive.com: Do you own a cave or an old mine that you would like tested for White-nose Syndrome this coming winter? If so, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources may be able to help.Jennifer Ki... More >>

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A 49,000 year old cave dwelling in Australia has been discoverd

06/11/2016

dnaindia.com: The discovery of a human settlement in Australia dating back 49,000 years has challenged theories about when the world's oldest continued civilisation came to the country, the... More >>

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Omran hosts ISCA Conference at Al Hoota Cave

05/11/2016

gdnonline.com: Omran is hosting the 2016 International Show Caves Association’s (ISCA) conference from November 6-12, with more than 40 international delegates welcomed to Oman’s renowned Al Hoota... More >>

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The Relationship Between Early Man and Eurasian Cave Lion Studied

30/10/2016

New Historian: Panthera spelaea, the Eurasian cave lion, a species that was larger than an African lion without the mane, became extinct approximately 14,000 years ago, but the reasons behind its... More >>

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NY State cave explorers cautioned: Don't disturb hibernating bats

29/10/2016

newyorkupstate.com: Outdoor adventurers are being asked by the state Department of Environmental Conservation to "suspend exploration of cave and mine sites that may serve as homes for bat... More >>

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Prehistoric humans may have hunted cave lions to extinction, fossils indicate

27/10/2016

The Guardian: Cave lions might have been hunted to extinction by humans, according to researchers who say they have found evidence that the creatures were skinned for their pelts 16,000 years... More >>

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New species of extremely leggy millipede discovered in a cave in California

24/10/2016

Eurek Alert: Along with many spiders, pseudoscorpions, and flies discovered and catalogued by the cave explorers, a tiny threadlike millipede was found in the unexplored dark marble caves in Sequoia... More >>

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Riverways volunteers receive national speleological award

23/10/2016

News-Leader: Two longtime volunteers at Ozark National Scenic Riverways have been recognized with a national award for their efforts in cave research and preservation in Missouri. Scott House and... More >>

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Boy rescued from Naracoorte cave, as SA wild weather keeps emergency crews busy

21/10/2016

abc.net.au: Emergency workers have used a little olive oil and a harness to rescue a 12-year-old boy who became trapped about 15 metres underground in a cave at Naracoorte in the south-east of South... More >>

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Early paintings depict Spanish invaders

20/10/2016

Mexico News Daily: Mexican archaeologists have found what could be the earliest indigenous depictions of Spaniards in cave paintings located in the mountainous region of the state of... More >>

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Mystery species hidden in cave art appears to be unknown bison-cattle hybrid

19/10/2016

Science Daily: Ancient DNA research has revealed that Ice Age cave artists recorded a previously unknown hybrid species of bison and cattle in great detail on cave walls more than 15,000 years... More >>

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Nottingham Caves Festival opens with virtual reality tour

18/10/2016

notts tv: Nottingham Caves Festival started on Monday, making the inaccessible accessible with a virtual reality tour.It’s one of several activities available at the week-long festival, including... More >>

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Two more divers die in Weeki Wachee's Eagle's Nest dive area

17/10/2016

Fox 13: Weeki Wachee (FOX 13) - The bodies of two divers were recovered on Monday from the Eagle's Nest dive area in Weeki Wachee, reinforcing the location's reputation for claiming the lives of even... More >>

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Unique 14,000-Year-Old Cave Paintings Unearthed in Northern Spain

14/10/2016

Latin American Herald Tribune: MADRID – Dozens of cave paintings dating back to 14,000 years ago were discovered in Spain, local authorities announced Thursday.The leader of the northern Vizcaya... More >>

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Nevada caves illuminate past climate, future challenges in the Southwest

13/10/2016

Las Vegas Sun: On a trip to Great Basin National Park, UNLV geoscience professor Matt Lachniet says that rainfall many millennia ago formed lakes in the desolate basins lining this strip of rural... More >>

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China's biggest ice cave continues to expand

07/10/2016

Business Standard: China's biggest ice cave, formed some three million years ago, in the northern Shanxi province continues to accumulate ice. The cave, in the Luya mountain in Ningwu County, Xinzhou... More >>

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Weird orange crocodiles found gorging on bats in Gabon’s caves

06/10/2016

New Scientist: Caves are scary places – especially ones filled with crocodiles. “I was crawling through the cave and suddenly there were two red eyes,” says explorer Olivier Testa. “It was... More >>

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Tour the World’s Biggest Manmade Cave in China

05/10/2016

smithsonianmag: Once upon a Cold War, China hedged its bets against the Soviet Union’s growing dominance by building nuclear plans of its own. Paranoid and put-upon, Mao Zedong's Communist government... More >>

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Full-scale survey planned at large, mysterious mountain cave

02/10/2016

The Asahi Shimbun: CHICHIBU, Saitama Prefecture--Hidden in a mysterious cave gorgeously adorned with a waterfall, valley, stalactites and stalagmites lies natural treasures of a different sort.The... More >>

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Into the abyss: World's deepest underwater cave discovered in Czech Republic

29/09/2016

International Business Times: The world's deepest underwater cave has been discovered in the Czech Republic, reaching 1,325ft (404m) into the bowels of Earth. The Hranická Propast was first explored... More >>

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Humans Wiped Out the Hobbit: New Study Suggests Homo Sapiens Caused Extinction of Tiny Homo Floresiensis Species

24/09/2016

Ancient Origins: In October 2004, excavation of fragmentary skeletal remains from the island of Flores in Indonesia yielded what was called "the most important find in human evolution for 100... More >>

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World's oldest fish-hooks found on Okinawa, Japan

18/09/2016

The Guardian: The world’s oldest fish-hooks, approximately 23,000 years old, have been found in a cave on Okinawa Island off the coast of Japan.Researchers say the fish-hooks, made from the shells of... More >>

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