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28 March 2023
The massive 26 March 2023 Alausí landslide in Ecuador is reported to have killed seven people and to have left a further 64 people missing.
8 February 2022
New Planet Labs satellite imagery allows a better understanding of the deadly 31 January 2022 mudflow in the La Gasca suburb of Quito, Ecuador
2 February 2022
The disastrous 31 January 2022 mudflow in the La Gasca suburb of Quito, Ecuador, which killed at least 24 people,
18 February 2021
With thanks to @Angel_V_A for highlighting it, there is now a fantastic GIS-based map of the Chunchi landslide in Ecuador online
16 February 2021
The unusual and very large, valley-blocking Chunchi landslide in Ecuador, which occurred on 12 February 2021
21 July 2020
On 18 July 2020 a landslide occurred on the Rio Coca in Ecuador, blocking the river. Both the initial failure and the breach were captured on video.
12 June 2013
A catastrophic landslide-induced oil spill in Ecuador (including two shocking videos of the pollution)
A landslide induced rupture of the Trans-Ecuador pipeline on 31st May is polluting the Coca River, affecting Ecuador, Peru and Brazil. Two shocking videos show the extent of the pollution
16 March 2008
This is a good time to review the impact of the recent landslide in Ecuador that affected the lives of all of us. Once again, there appears to have been little recognition that a landslide was the cause.The landslide in question occurred on 28th May in Amazonia as a result of heavy rain. Such landslides are not uncommon, but the significance of this one is that it severed 80 m …