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  • Recommendations for visits to important bat roosts

    One of the seemingly "innocent" but often detrimental pressures on the program's bat species is the human presence in important roosts, whether for speleological expeditions, archeological excavations, or other scientific activities or leisure visits. Especially during the period of birth and upbringing of newborns (nurseries, May - July) but also in winter (November-February), in the coldest caves, human presence can lead to mass deaths immediately or in the medium term.

  • Online Opening Ceremony for the IYCK 2021
    The Opening Ceremony for the 2021 International Year of Caves and Karst will be held virtually on January 26th at YouTube.
  • Troglobiont isopod of Maronia Cave
    𝐴𝑙𝑝𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑖𝑠𝑐𝑢𝑠 𝑡ℎ𝑟𝑎𝑐𝑖𝑐𝑢𝑠 Andreev, 1986, ενδημικό του σπηλαίου Μαρώνειας
  • The cavernicolous ground beetle, nominated Cave Animal of the Year 2021 for Greece
    Ο σπηλαιόβιος Λαιμόστενος 𝙇𝙖𝙚𝙢𝙤𝙨𝙩𝙚𝙣𝙪𝙨 𝙫𝙞𝙜𝙣𝙖𝙞 𝐂𝐚𝐬𝐚𝐥𝐞, 𝟏𝟗𝟖𝟖, ένα ενδημικό είδος της καταβόθρας Αλιάρτου που μελετάται στο πλαίσιο του προγράμματος LIFE GRECABAT, επιλέχθηκε ως Σπηλαιόβιο ζώο της Χρονιάς 2021 για την Ελλάδα.
  • 2021: International Year of Caves and Karst
    Τhe forthcoming year has been declared by the International Union of Speleology (UIS) as the International Year of Caves and Karst.

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