Tullio Bernabei

Tullio Bernabei

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Born in Rome, Italy in 1958.

Journalist and photographer, he has published over a hundred reportage  in  the major Italian  magazines on subjects like : speleology, archaeology, mountaineering, adventure, underwater scouting, canyoning, mountain and cave rescue, ecology and tourism. He is a member of the Italian Group of Touristic Press and has published five books and scientific works.
Author and director of documentary television programmes, he has won several international awards in this field. Also, he has carried out directions for National Geographic Channel, Discovery Channel and Mediaset.

From 1995 to 1997 he taught “Speleology and Karst matters ” at the  Science and Art University of  Chiapas  (Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico), and  since 1998, he is working together with the “Natural History Institute” of Chiapas.

Environment advisor of various South American institutes, from many years he is particularly interested in the problems connected with  management and preservation of karst areas and underground water resources.

Chairman, since  1999, of the  European Institute  “Pangea”. This school has professionally  qualified up to now, 526 national park guides and 250 between wardens and non-commissioned officers of the State Corps of Foresters.
Member of the Italian National Alpine and Caving Rescue Service for over 11 years.
He has planned and taken part in over forty geographic expeditions in several countries.

From  March 2000, Fellow International of the prestigious ” Explorers Club ” of New York, U.S.A..
Member and founder of ” La Venta Esplorazioni Geografiche

He lives on a  olive-tree clad hill in Magliano Sabina,  a small country village  about  40 miles  north of  Rome, with his Mexican wife and  two children.