Hear about Jill Heinerth’s Ice Island At TEKDiveUSA 2014

Jill Heinerth has dived further into caves than any woman in history. She is also one of a handful of people to dive inside an iceberg. In the autumn of 2000, an exceptionally large object began its journey through the Ross Sea in Antarctica. The object, a B-15 iceberg dubbed 'Godzilla', didn't go unnoticed. It …

The Blue Lake Blues at TEKDiveUSA by Rosemary Lunn

TEKDiveUSA – the inaugural North American biennial advanced and technical diving conference – will be launched in Miami this Spring. It is being held on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th May 2014, and is similar in approach to both EUROTEK and OZTek. It has been many years since North America has held a technical diving …

Cave Diving Warning

Members of the Dominican Republic Speleological Society, who are keen advocates for safe cave diving,  have made a video explaining some of the Golden Rules of safe cave diving. These lessons have been learnt the hard way by the cave diving community, when divers who have died in caves, so please watch the video and …

Renowned Cave Explorer Rick Stanton awarded the MBE

World renowned cave explorer Rick Stanton has been made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen’s New Years’ honours list. Rick is also a firefighter of some 23 years standing and has received the honour in recognition of his service to the communities of the West Midlands as a …

Heading to Cave Country?

There is a new PADI facility in High Springs Florida catering to Cave, Tech and Rebreather divers – Cave Country Dive Shop (CCDS).  CCDS is just 15 minutes from the world legendary Ginnie Springs and most of the local renowned cave sites (e.g. Little River Springs, Wes Skiles Peacock Springs, etc) are less than an …

Bermuda Deep Water Caves Project 2011

Sea level has fluctuated more than 100 m (328 ft.) up and down over the course of the Ice Ages. We are currently in a period of high sea level, with the potential for sea level to go even higher in response to the Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming. However, we know relatively little about …