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Jul 6, 2018

Thirteen people are trapped in a cave system in northern Thailand, and the world is watching. But how did they get stuck there? What are the options for getting them out? In a brand new podcast from the American Geosciences Institute, hosts Joe and Railey speak with the president of the National Speleological Society about the geology behind the story making international headlines. This is audioEARTH.
 
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Thailand cave rescue: Boys 'can walk but can't dive yet' (BBC): https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-44747049
Thai cave rescuers face race against time as oxygen levels drop (CNN):
https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/05/asia/thai-cave-diver-intl/index.html
 
National Speleological Society: www.caves.org
National Cave and Karst Research Institute: www.nckri.org
Karst Waters Institute: www.karstwaters.org
 
Music:
"Miami Nights - Extended Theme" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
 
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