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18 November 2021
An Indian government official claimed yesterday that the Char Dham highway project in India is not responsible for causing landslides. This is demonstrably incorrect.
7 June 2021
The South Asian monsoon in the time of a pandemic: the impacts of the severe Covid-19 wave in India and Nepal mean that vulnerability of landslides is likely to be high.
11 May 2021
The Canadian Geological Survey has published an excellent graphic showing historical landslides that have resulted in fatalities in Canada
7 April 2021
The complex politics of managing coal waste tip stability in South Wales
4 March 2021
The Char Dham Project: landslides associated with a major road construction and widening programme in northern India
10 February 2021
Hydroelectric power, dams and the growing list of landslide accidents in the Himalayas (and in other high mountain areas)
26 January 2021
A new study (Görüm & Fidan 2021) on human losses from landslides in Turkey over a 90 year period. Landslides are the second-most deadly hazard after earthquakes
18 January 2021
Gravity always wins: new research by GNS Science has shown that in New Zealand landslides are more deadly than earthquakes
24 October 2019
Landslides in Mexico: a new study (Diaz et al, 2019) shows that landslides have caused at least 3447 fatalities since 1935.