Extreme Cave Diving with Kenny Broad
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Speaker Kenny Broad, Environmental Anthropologist
Kenny Broad, National Geographic's Explorer of the Year for 2011, is also an accomplished cave diver. He pursues this extreme avocation not for sport but to gain valuable insights. Doubling as a recognized, and quite funny, environmental anthropologist, Broad uses his research to solve problems of climate change and freshwater resource management. Join him for a fantastic voyage into the beautiful but dangerous "blue holes" of the Bahamas—a potential treasure trove of scientific knowledge, captured in incredible images and video. To read a full biography, click here.
Find out more about the NG Live! Event: Extreme Cave Diving: Exploring the Blue Holes of the Bahamas.
Anthropology is the study of the origin and development of human societies and cultures.
Fossils are the preserved remains, or traces of remains, of ancient animals and plants
Cenotes on the Yucatan Peninsula may have had spiritual importance to the ancient Maya.
A sinkhole is a hole in the ground that forms when water dissolves surface rock
Explore a map of the islands that make up the Bahamas.
Guillermo de Anda is an underwater archeologist who specializes in the search for Mayan artifacts. By diving in caves and cenotes, he is able to recov...