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17 January 2016
In September 2010 a M=8.8 earthquake struck Arauco in Chile. These landslides are part of our Newton Fund project on earthquake induced landslides in Chile.
24 December 2015
A dramatic landslide captures the moment in which a landslide struck a road in Ayacucho, Peru
17 November 2015
Airbus Defence and Space have released high resolution SPOT 6/7 satellite imagery of the Bento Rodrigues dam failures in Brazil
12 November 2015
A video on Youtube combines bits of footage of the Samarco dam failure and mudslide that destroyed the town of Bento Rodrigues in Brazil a week ago
10 November 2015
It is likely that the Bento Rodriguez disaster was triggered by the collapse of the Fundao Dam. Google Earth reveals the history of the structure.
8 November 2015
It now appears that about 30 people died in the Samarco talings dam disaster at Bento Rodriguez in Brazil on Thursday. Two tailings dams collapsed, starting with a large upstream structure,
6 November 2015
Yesterday a catastrophic tailings dam failure led to mudflows that swept through the town of Bento Rodrigues in Brazil. At least 15 people were killed.
23 October 2015
An amazing video has appeared on Youtube showing a landslide in an artisanal mine in Colombia in 2014. Reports suggest that 16 people died in the tragedy