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Museum of the Ice Age

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The museum is at the entrance of cenote Dos Ojos. It displays the most important findings from caves of the Riviera Maya

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Ancient Species of Eyeless Crustacean Found in Ocean Tunnel

Ancient Species of Eyeless Crustacean Found in Ocean Tunnel | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
Cave divers and scientists exploring the Tunnel de la Atlantida, the world’s longest submarine lava tube, on Lanzarote in the Canary Islands, have discovered previously unknown species, including an ancient form of eyeless crustacean. Picture of Speleonectes atlantida by Ulrike Strecker (Naturalanza) The newly discovered species of crustacean was named Speleonectes atlantida, after the cave…
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We also have a Remipedia Species in our caves here

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NEW SPECIES DISCOVERED IN WORLD'S DEEPEST CAVE!

A new beetle species was discovered in the Krubera Cave system in Georgia (the country, not the state.) Click to learn something new about bugs, the world, and maybe even a little bit about...
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caves, still full of mysteries

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Lost In An Underwater Cave, Dont Let This Be You - YouTube

Whats the reality of being lost in an underwater cave. This short film explores one Scenario
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there is nothing in a cave worth dying for. If you are not trained for diving in an overhead environment, please seek training prior to attempting to explore it or as we practise it in the Riviera Maya in Mexico, book a cavern excursion with an experienced and safe local cavern guide.

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Tweet from @BestEarthPix

Tweet from @BestEarthPix | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
World's Biggest Cave found in Vietnam http://t.co/NbR93Iecmh
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another beautiful cave entrance

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Divers discover ancient human remains

Researchers say they have found ancient remains of a teenage girl in an underwater Mexican cave. (Divers discover an ancient skull in an underwater cave they say is a link to early humans.
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Found in a cave not so far away from where I live :-)

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The dark and dangerous world of extreme cavers. - New Yorker

The dark and dangerous world of extreme cavers. - New Yorker | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
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The dark and dangerous world of extreme cavers.
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Stone's mentor, the legendary cave diver Sheck Exley, retrieved forty corpses from diving sites in Florida alone, then drowned in a Mexican cenote in 1994.
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A Story into the history of Caving

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In Yucatan, new Maya museums offer broader view - SFGate

In Yucatan, new Maya museums offer broader view - SFGate | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
SFGate In Yucatan, new Maya museums offer broader view SFGate The Palacio de la Civilizacion Maya (Palace of Maya Civilization) in Yaxaba, about 8 miles southwest of Chichen Itza, was designed around the village's cenote - one of the Yucatan's many...
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A Museum in Yaxaba (in Google Yaxcaba), Yucatan which is only about 15 km away from Chichen Itza

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"Haunted" Maya Underwater Cave Holds Human Bones

"Haunted" Maya Underwater Cave Holds Human Bones | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
Underwater archaeologists have found human bones at the bottom of a Maya cenote in Mexico.
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somewhere not so far away from where I live

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Riviera Maya's 11th Annual Jazz Festival Line-Up Announced and Includes ... - TravelVideo.tv (press release)

Riviera Maya's 11th Annual Jazz Festival Line-Up Announced and Includes ... - TravelVideo.tv (press release) | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
Riviera Maya's 11th Annual Jazz Festival Line-Up Announced and Includes ...
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Be sure not to miss it

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Cenote Near Tulum, Mexico -- Travel 365 -- National Geographic

Cenote Near Tulum, Mexico -- Travel 365 -- National Geographic | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
Get your daily dose of outstanding travel photos. Today: A diver explores a cenote near the Maya ruins of Tulum.
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this is shot with an extreme fisheye and a very long exposure. I honestly don't know how they did it. Truly amazing and something only a picutre can show.

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Secrets of the Maya Otherworld - National Geographic Magazine

Ancient Maya believed that the rain god Chaak resided in caves and natural wells called cenotes. Maya farmers today in Mexico's parched Yucatán still appeal to Chaak for the gift of rain. Meanwhile cenotes are giving archaeologists new ...
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National Geographic has had several expeditions to the Yucatan Peninsula this year.

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Highly Contaminated Cenotes In Quintana Roo. - The Yucatan Times

Highly Contaminated Cenotes In Quintana Roo. - The Yucatan Times | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
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Highly Contaminated Cenotes In Quintana Roo.
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Carst regions mean a very porous stone and contamination will spread out. This is something the administrations for urban planning still have to learn.

 

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Census and Creation of Digital Map of Cenotes Con... - The Yucatan Times

Census and Creation of Digital Map of Cenotes Con...
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Remember, this is just for the state of Yucatan.

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French cave home to earliest drawings wins World Heritage status

The Chauvet Cave, a vast Paleolithic cave dating back more than 36000 years ago, was selected on Sunday as a UNESCO World Heritage site. AFPTV provides a rare filmed glimpse inside the cave,...
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It was about time.

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Forscher kennen in OÖ 3.000 Höhlen - Juli 2014 - Ausgaben - Hallo Oberösterreich

Forscher kennen in OÖ 3.000 Höhlen - Juli 2014 - Ausgaben -
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more than 3000 caves registered in Austria. Amazing dry caving.

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Most Complete Ice Age Skeleton Helps Solve Mystery of First Americans

Most Complete Ice Age Skeleton Helps Solve Mystery of First Americans | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
A nearly complete skeleton found in Mexico is at least 12,000 years old, offering insights into the first Americans.
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A more detailed article about the findings in a cave in the Riviera Maya, close to my home

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Glow Cave

Glow Cave | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
I have been working on this image for a long while now. About 6 years, actually, I have figured this must be possible. Last year, I even posted an image from here but ultimately wasn't happy with it.
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almost looks like a crying face from Munch

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Museum of the Ice Age

Museum of the Ice Age | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
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The museum is at the entrance of cenote Dos Ojos. It displays the most important findings from caves of the Riviera Maya

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Tulum Monkey Sanctuary, in a world of its own - The Yucatan Times

Tulum Monkey Sanctuary, in a world of its own - The Yucatan Times | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
The Yucatan Times
Tulum Monkey Sanctuary, in a world of its own
The Yucatan Times
It's not often that you can wander through a jungle, dive into a cenote or have a spider monkey hold onto your finger for a photo-op.
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This is a must see for the ecologically concerned/ aware traveller.

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Tomasz Jezewski - Tomasz Jezewski's Photos | Facebook

Tomasz Jezewski - Tomasz Jezewski's Photos | Facebook | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
Zdjęcie-mozaika stworzona z 6000 zdjeć nurkujących w Uprzęży Razor2&2xCE
Mosaic Picture made of 6000 pictures of Razor2&2xCE Divers!
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Visit us at the Boot show in Dusseldorf starting today until January 26, 2014. Hall 3, booth C64. RAZOR sidemount community

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“The Future of the Riviera Maya”, a film about environmental damage in Mexico ... - The Yucatan Times

“The Future of the Riviera Maya”, a film about environmental damage in Mexico ... - The Yucatan Times | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
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“The Future of the Riviera Maya”, a film about environmental damage in Mexico ...
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Census and Creation of Digital Map of Cenotes Continues - The Yucatan Times

Census and Creation of Digital Map of Cenotes Continues - The Yucatan Times | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
Census and Creation of Digital Map of Cenotes Continues The Yucatan Times The Secretary of Urban Development and Environment (SEDUM) has advanced concerning the Cenotes State Census Joint Task which includes students from the Metropolitan...
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There is already a lot of data collected in Quinana Roo by various non-profit organisations like the QRSS. Yucatan now starts as well

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National Geographic Explores Mayan Traditions Beneath Yucatan ...

National Geographic Explores Mayan Traditions Beneath Yucatan ... | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
It's incredible how the ancient Mayans of the Yucatan Peninsula left so many cities behind, yet today we know so little about the details of their centuries-old culture. Even modern-day Mayans can't tell us much about the ...
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Nat Geo in yucatan

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Mapping the Watery Maya Underworld - National Geographic

Mapping the Watery Maya Underworld - National Geographic | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
Mapping the Watery Maya Underworld National Geographic The Mayapán Taboo Cenote Project under my direction with co-directors Carlos Peraza Lope (INAH Centro Yucatan) and Eunice Uc (INAH Centro Yucatan) with divers Rait Kütt and Lisseth Pedroza has...
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another news of the Yucatan Project

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Returning Maya Ancestors to Their Place of Origin - National Geographic

Returning Maya Ancestors to Their Place of Origin - National Geographic | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
National Geographic Returning Maya Ancestors to Their Place of Origin National Geographic The Mayapán Taboo Cenote Project will undertake an extensive exploration of the underwater cave, Cenote Sac Uayum, to document 20+ submerged skeletons and...
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