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Scientists Discover Three New Arthropod Species In Spain
2012-11-28 13:35:13

Three new collembolan species have been discovered in the Maestrazgo caves in Teruel, Spain, by a team of scientists from the University of Navarra and the Catalan Association of Biospeleology.

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2012-09-20 14:43:17

ESA's "cavenauts," who spent six days underneath the surface of our planet rather than outside of its atmosphere, have emerged from below.

Spelunkers Emerge From Deepest Cave In The World
2012-09-05 08:21:57

An international team of spelunkers from nine nations including Israel, Spain, Russian, Britain and Lebanon, has just returned from exploring the deepest cave in the world.

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2012-08-28 20:10:11

An international crew of astronauts will be searching for life, but instead of venturing out into space, they will just be digging a little deeper here on Earth.

2012-04-12 23:01:13

Two Bucknell professors have received a U.S.

Image 1 - Astronaut Cave Crew Returns To Earth
2011-10-21 07:58:56

Take five astronauts and instead of sending them into space take them underground. ESA’s CAVES venture prepares astronauts to work in an international team under real exploration conditions.

2011-06-02 10:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two popular caves within the Forbes State Forest, Coon Cave in Westmoreland County and Barton Cave in Fayette County, will soon be reopened to the public for recreational caving, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announced today.

2010-01-12 12:34:00

Three years later, hibernating bats continue to fall to this disorder HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- White Nose Syndrome (WNS) has caused cave bat population reductions in New York and New England over the past three winters. It surfaced near Albany in 2006.

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2009-05-02 11:20:00

A fungus, which has reportedly already killed an estimated 500,000 bats, is causing the US Forest Service to close thousands of caves and former mines in national forests in 33 states in an attempt to control the problem.


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