Kenny Broad

Sebastien Kister is a french cave diving instructor sharing his passion for the cenotes of the Riviera Maya in the Yucatan Penninsula with students from around the world. He applies his software engineer background in the development of software and measurement instruments aimed at making the underwater tasks of his fellow cave explorers and surveyors...

Steve Bogaerts is a cave diving instructor and explorer originally from London, England who has been living in Mexico for the last 18 years. Steve first visited the Bahamian island of Abaco in 2003 and has been making regular trips since then to explore and map the incredible Crystal Caves. In 2015 Steve and Brian Kakuk were...

Jill Heinerth serves as the documentarian for the Abaco Blue Holes Project. Her hybrid career includes teaching, photo-journalism, motivational speaking, consulting and pretty much anything that keeps her underwater. She is the Explorer in Residence for the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and a member of the inaugural class of the Women Divers Hall of Fame....

Jill Heinerth serves as the documentarian for the Abaco Blue Holes Project. Her hybrid career includes teaching, photo-journalism, motivational speaking, consulting and pretty much anything that keeps her underwater. She is the Explorer in Residence for the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and a member of the inaugural class of the Women Divers Hall of Fame....

Nancy Albury is the Abaco Manager and Curator of Paleontology for the National Museum of the Bahamas. She is responsible for management of the natural history collections as well as documentation and research of the blue holes, cave sites, and their fossil assemblages. Expedition Blog 7 / Dec. 10 / By Nancy Albury When I was a...

Cristina Zenato, yes, of the Santa Cristina Zenato vineyard, a native of Lake Garda, Italy, has been living in Grand Bahama Island for over 22 years, where she runs educational diving programs and technical diving at the Underwater Explorers Society. When she’s not diving, well, she’s diving—facilitating shark research, cave exploration, and coral reef restoration,...

Keene Haywood is the director of the exploration science program at the University of Miami’s Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy. The program offers a Master’s degree in Exploration Science through the Master of Professional Science (MPS) program at the UM-Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS). He holds a PhD in Geography...

Chris Millbern is the 2016 Our-World Underwater Scholar. Trained in ecology and evolutionary biology at UCLA, Chris found his passion in dive safety and volunteered to join the National Geographic Blue Holes Project. Expedition Blog 2 / Dec. 6 / By Chris Millbern A few months ago I was chosen as the 2016 North American...

Team member Tom Morris has been exploring caves around the world the world for almost fifty years. Tom is a biologist and diver who lives in Gainesville, Florida. Today, Sunday, is his 70th birthday. His birthday present was a passport that he left in his car before heading across the Florida Straits by boat to...

Expedition Blog 1 / Dec. 4 4am on Dec. 4, officially the second day of our Nat Geo cave diving expedition to Abaco, The Bahamas. My umpteenth trip to Bahamas, but my first blog, so I’ll keep it relatively short, sentimental, sardonic, informational, and therapeutic for my insomnia: Quick summary of the expedition’s start: rough seas...