Cave diver survives being trapped underground for 60 hours

Posted by - 20th April 2017

  A Spanish cave diver has defied the odds and managed to survive for 60 hours in an air pocket deep underground some 900 metres into a cave system in Mallorca. Xisco Gracia had been diving with a buddy inside the system on Saturday 15 April when he began to have problems with his gas

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OUR-WORLD UNDERWATER SCHOLAR: Cave and island paradise

Posted by - 24th March 2017

  Towards the end of my year as the Scholar, the diving adventures keep getting more and more exciting. Last month, I was invited to join a cave film shoot with Evan Kovacs from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Advanced Imaging and Visualization Lab. Thereafter, I flew out to the Falkland Islands and joined a scientific

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BSAC centre launches Cavefest in Mexico

Posted by - 3rd March 2017

Mexico-based BSAC Premier Centre Underworld will be staging its first-ever CaveFest for BSAC members and clubs at its Tulum base between 12-26 August 2017. Located on the Rivera Maya, Tulum is a divers’ cave and cavern ‘paradise’, with hundreds of systems – including nine of longest underwater caves on earth – starting just a short

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