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Descent 289: Drones, bones, and a huge stalagmite

Descent 289 - The first issue under new management, and the verdict is more, please! Chris Scaife and Carolina Smith will no doubt have been experiencing high levels of adrenaline in recent weeks, as they ...

Coming Soon: Descent 289, the start of the new editorial era …

The first issue edited by the new team of Chris Scaife and Carolina Smith is about to hit the streets. Make sure your subscription is up to date, so you don't miss out on all ...

Descent 288: a special issue!

Descent 288 is now out, and marks a significant milestone in its long history. This issue is a major landmark for a magazine, which can justifiably claim to have become an established institution of the ...

Descent 287: digging everywhere!

A wide variety of news stories and superb features make up issue 287 of Descent, now distributed to caving outlets and subscribers. As usual, there is a news roundup from the main UK caving regions ...

Caves of Assynt, edited by Tim Lawson and Peter Dowswell

The Grampian Speleological Group (GSG), Scotland's premier caving club, has a long history of producing guides to the country's caves; indeed this is third edition of a guide that was first published in 1972. However, ...

Descent 286: Lights! Action! Cavers go to the movies

Secret hideouts, cave-related films, bats and the latest on CRoW are among the stories in the latest informative and enjoyable issue of Descent magazine. Issue 286 provides the usual mix of caving news and opinion ...

Hidden Worlds – Robbie Shone’s cave photos showcased in new high-quality book

Most British cavers will be familiar with the work of Robbie Shone who has been photographing the world's caves for the last 20 years or more. Now a selection of his pictures has been brought ...

Descent 285: Jet-washing, drills, big birthdays and a gradual return to normal caving

The caving world may be slowly starting to return to what passes for normal, according to the latest issue of Descent. After so long of having to report news about caving activities being adversely affected ...

Descent 284: The Smithy rescue, and much more

Subscribers of the magazine Descent will by now have received the latest issue, number 284, and for those that do not, this is one you really do not want to ignore. Visit  Wildplaces Publishing to ...

Descent 283: The Grand Traverse, return to Llethrid, and how old is that dog?

If you want to guess the age of an old dog, and help a rescue team at the same time, you can find out how by buying the latest issue of Descent, which is full ...

Cave and Karst Science Vol 48 No 2: Chalk, more chalk, dogs and graffiti.

The latest issue of Cave and Karst Science is dominated (the editors' word!) by karst and caves within the English chalk. There are also, though papers on aspects of cave archaeology, including historic graffiti in ...

Review: Thirteen Lessons That Saved Thirteen Lives

In the summer of 2018, few people in the world with access to news reports could fail to have been gripped by the story of the 12 young boys from the Wild Boars football team ...