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Agreement fails to protect rare karst landscapes, expert warns 09/02/2016
The Vancouver Sun: The newly signed Great Bear Rainforest agreement is under attack for failing to adequately protect of one of the world’s most fragile landscapes — subterranean karst, including... More >>
Scientists Explore Toxic Ice Caves to Learn About Potential Alien Life on Other Planets 08/02/2016
Eco Watch: A team of researchers from National Geographic recently carried out an expedition into the ice caves inside one of Mount Rainier’s craters in Washington. The expedition served three... More >>
Bats discovered hibernating in a cave in Banff National Park 08/02/2016
Calgary Herald: Scientists have stumbled on to two hibernating bats in a cave in Banff National Park — the first time bats have been found overwintering in the area.On Dec. 21, experts went into the... More >>
Caving tourism to take off in Vietnam: tour operator 07/02/2016
tuoitrenews: A man instrumental in putting Son Doong Cave, the world’s largest cave, and its neighbors on the world map is positive that caving tourism will become the ‘nucleus’ of Vietnam’s tourism... More >>
Searching for the missing link in Bulmer Cavern, New Zealand's longest cave 02/02/2016
Stuff: A team of explorers is searching for the missing link that could establish the Bulmer Cavern in Kahurangi National Park as one of the 10 longest caves in the world.Nelson caver Kieran McKay... More >>
Some Hunter-Gatherers Had a Taste for Tortoises, Study Says 02/02/2016
The New York Times: More than 400,000 years ago, hunter-gatherers living in what is now Israel perked up a diet of game and vegetables with something unusual: tortoises.“The evidence shows they... More >>
Altamira caves raffle plan is ‘nonsense’, says Spain’s culture secretary 30/01/2016
The Art Newspaper: A local government official’s controversial plan to auction off tickets to the Altamira caves—home to one of the world’s most important cycles of prehistoric rock art—has been... More >>




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