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29 March 2021
Another giant, high mountain landslide occurred on 22 March 2021, this time close to the Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibet. The estimated mass is around 100 million tonnes.
25 March 2021
Wongawallan: a landslide caused by the recent bout of heavy rainfall has severely damaged land around a house in Queensland, Australia
15 January 2021
The US National Landslide Preparedness Act was passed this week, requiring that the USGS develops a national strategy for landslide hazards. Meanwhile the search continues for a motorist killed in a debris flow in Oregon
3 December 2020
High resolution satellite images, collected by Planet Labs using the SkySat constellation, showing the impact of the Guinobatan lahar in the Philippines a month ago
16 November 2020
The 13 November 2020 Meenbog peat slide in the Republic of Ireland, which was caught on a stunning video. Reports suggest that the landslide is associated with a wind farm under construction, owned by Amazon.
9 November 2020
San Cristobal Verapaz: the deadly landslide in Guatemala triggered by Hurricane Eta that destroyed the village of Queja
6 November 2020
Hurricane Eta: news reports indicate that dozens of people have been killed by landslides in Central America, with at least 50 deaths in Guatemala alone
14 October 2020
A double tragedy: two landslides close to the construction site of the Rao Trang 3 hydropower plant in Vietnam
A double tragedy: two landslides close to the construction site of the Rao Trang 3 hydroelectric plant in Vietnam
13 October 2020
An interesting short article points out that mycorrhizal fungi may play a key in reducing the susceptibility to landslides
7 September 2020
On Saturday Brent Ward tweeted a fantastic set of aerial images of the Koidern landslide, in the Yukon of Canada.