In a new feature for 2020, we’re now bringing you a round-up of some of the news and views from around the world. Where multiple similar reports exist, we’ve opted for what appears to be the most complete. If you see anything you think we might have missed, do drop us a line.
The Bradshaw Foundation: Ancient rock art destroyed by fire
National Geographic: Were the first artists mostly women?
Ancient Origins: Lascaux Cave and the Stunning Primordial Art of a Long Lost World.
The Daily Express: Researchers stunned by demonic detail discovered in Iraqi cave.
The Vintage News: Mayan objects found in a Mexican cave.
Science Daily: Illumination drives bats out of caves.
Scientific American: Cave Arachnids’ Modern Range Matches Ancient Glacier Outline.
Shropshire Star: Thai cave rescue talk raises £3,000 for charity
DiverNet: British cave diver dies in Thailand.
The Clitheroe Advertiser and Times: Tributes to Clitheroe man found dead after getting trapped in diving expedition.
National Geographic: The story of ‘The Cave’, an underground hospital in Syria, told in film.
Iceland Review: Aim to Close 2,500-Year-Old Cave in North Iceland.