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13 May 2020

A map of 2019 fatal landslides

I have now been able to generate the global map of 2019 fatal landslides. This shows an unusual cluster of landslides in East Africa.

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25 March 2020

Fatal landslides in 2019

In 2019 I recorded a total 463 non-seismic fatal landslides, causing 3270 deaths, plus a further 27 fatal landslides triggered by earthquakes, making 2019 the third worst on record.

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2 January 2020

Top Science Stories of 2019 – what would our students say?

If you ask your students what were the major scientific accomplishments in 2019, what would they say? Are they aware of what happened in the previous year, as well as the major concerns and challenges in the sciences?

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