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Rescuer suffers life-changing injuries

Rescuer suffers life-changing injuries

8th February 2021
A mountain rescuer from Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team (Lake District, UK) was severly injured yesterday (Sunday) after falling 150 meters down the side of Red Screes while rescuing 2 campers, one with chest pains. The mountain rescuer has spinal injuries
Accident in german water-cave with tragic end

Accident in german water-cave with tragic end

8th February 2021
On Saturday, 06.02.2021, a 57 year old caver died in the “Mühlbachquellhöhle” in Bavaria/Germany near Dietfurt. This cave has several siphons and is more than 9 km long. (Infos and map on www.muehlbachquellhoehle.de)
Opening of the international year of caves and karst

Opening of the international year of caves and karst

26th January 2021
Karst terrains cover about 20% of the planet’s land surface. They are best known for caves and spectacularly unusual landscapes. Unfortunately, they are poorly recognized for their great and many values to humanity. They provide: water to about 10% of