"Our world’s caves are places of wonder, mystery and majestic beauty. Show caves around the world are embracing their role in protecting and preserving caves and providing a place for people to learn about these special, natural, cultural and historical resources.

Show caves also play another important nature tourism role of sustainable economic development, providing jobs, and helping the economy of their regions.”

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The International Show Caves Association (I.S.C.A.) was founded in November 1990 and set up its central office in Genga, Italy. After the first Consitutent Assembly held in Frasassi (Genga Ancona, Italy) in November 1989, important events have contributed to the development and consolidation of the association.

Definition of a show cave

A show cave is defined as a natural occurring void beneath the surface of the earth that has been made accessible to the public for tours.

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ISCA Newsletter November & December 2022

01. November 2022 Moya Juan José Tiscar

After the success of the ISCA & NCA Congress 2022 in San Antonio (Texas, USA), this is our latest newsletter (and the last one in 2022). Don't miss a gallery of contents including all the materials and resources from the congress. Thanks to everyone for your support!

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New ISCA Board of Directors 2022-2026

02. October 2022 Moya Juan José Tiscar

The election of the new ISCA Board of Directors took place during the ISCA & NCA Congress in San Antonio (Texas)

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ISCA Newsletter September & October 2022

03. September 2022 Moya Juan José Tiscar

Our September/October newsletter brings information about the ISCA & NCA Congress in San Antonio (Texas), the new UIS Bureau, the IYCK 2022 and many other show cave events! Don't miss it!

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ISCA Membership Renewal Form 2022

02. September 2022 Moya Juan José Tiscar

ISCA Membership Renewal Form 2022

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Visibility Report on the International Day of Caves and the Subterranean World

09. July 2022 Moya Juan José Tiscar

Visibility Report on the International Day of Caves and the Subterranean World

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ISCA Newsletter July & August 2022

09. July 2022 Moya Juan José Tiscar

ISCA Newsletter July & August 2022

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ISCA Newsletter May & June 2022

03. May 2022 Moya Juan José Tiscar

The latest news on the ISCA-NCA Congress, the International Day of Caves and the Subterranean World, the International Year of Caves and Karst...and much more!

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Guidelines for Cave and Karst Protection

01. May 2022 Moya Juan José Tiscar

Second edition of the Guidelines for Cave and Karst Protection

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