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Collection of aid for cavers from Ukrainian Speleological Association

Dear colleagues,  We are asking all European caving clubs for help on behalf of our neighbors. Few weeks back we had cave projects planned together and now They are forced to change ropes for guns. Members of Polish cave clubs, in association with charities, are currently gathering medical aids, food, clothes, sleeping bags, headlamps, power …

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REVISED AND MODIFIED UIS BUREAU’S STATEMENT ON THE UKRAINIAN WAR

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The UIS Bureau had already expressed its deep dismay and concerns regarding the military offenses being carried out in Ukraine and warned against the severe outcomes that conflict is having on the speleological community. After receiving feedback from some UIS members and individuals on such a previous statement, we hereby present you our new position, …

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News from the International Union of Speleology

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First Year Results of the International Year of Caves and Karst and What’s Coming for the Second Year of the International Year, Including the 18th International Congress of Speleology! Dr. George Veni UIS President I think I just wrote my longest report title ever! The past year has been historic and 2022 promises equal importance. …

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Welcome to the International Year of Caves and Karst!

A Guide to Planning Virtual Events Dr. George VeniInternational Union of Speleology President For the first time in history, the global speleological community is united in 2021 in a one grand project, the International Year of Caves and Karst (IYCK). The main goal of the IYCK is to teach the world about the many benefits …

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