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21 May 2021
The Pietrafitta landslide: a new paper published in Landslides (Guerriero et al. 2021) shows that traffic vibration can cause a landslide to move under certain circumstances
22 June 2020
The Old Fort landslide in British Colombia has reactivated as a result of heavy rainfall. About 100 m of new movement has been recorded so far.
3 May 2019
Over the last few days, but primarily on 30th April 2019, a major landslide affected Bajo Llojeta in La Paz, Bolivia. This landslide was captured in a series of dramatic videos
8 March 2019
Hooskanadan Landslide in Oregon – an update on the earthflow near to Brookings in Oregon that has closed Highway 101 for a week
1 March 2019
On Tuesday, significant movement occurred on a large landslide in Oregon, closing the important US101 highway near to the coastal town of Brookings.
11 September 2017
An interesting earthflow was caught on video last week at Dimye in Tibet. It is currently unclear as to whether this was associated with permafrost loss
17 July 2017
Two dramatic new landslide videos have appeared online from China: a rapid earthflow in Liuzhou and a riverbank collapse from Chamdo
9 July 2017
The Willow Creek landslide is a large-valley blocking earth and mud flow that was discovered last week in the Wyoming Range in the USA
28 June 2017
A video has appeared on Youtube and Liveleak showing a landslide that caused panic in mainland China in the last few days
9 June 2016
In a paper in Geophysical Research Letters, Georgie Bennett and colleagues have examined the response of Californian earthflows to the ongoing drought. They have found that the landslide have slowed markedly as conditions have become drier.