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20 March 2020
Sinking ships to stop erosion: the banks of the River Severn in England have been protected from landslides by sinking disused barges, creating a graveyard of old vessels
8 October 2019
Samothraki: on a small Greek island, uncontrolled grazing of goats has led to a catastrophic increase in landslide hazard
1 March 2017
Flow has been temporarily stopped down the Oroville Spillway in California, allowing the magnitude of the damage to be assessed.
14 February 2017
Images that have appeared online over the last 24 hours dramatically illustrate the vast scale of the erosion problem at the Oroville dam site
10 February 2017
At the Oroville Dam in Calfornia an extraordinary crisis has developed as the spillway undergoes massive, flood-induced erosion
6 January 2017
In a paper just published in Nature Climate Change, Michael Fritz and colleagues have highlighted the environmental impacts of collapsing Arctic coastlines.
7 September 2016
Why maintaining forest roads is important – a large landslide triggered by a small culvert failure in the Six Rivers National Forest in California
13 August 2016
Freshwater, Isle of Wight Isle of Wight Radio has a nice video, taken by a walker on the beach at Freshwater, of a cliff collapse event. The video was uploaded onto Facebook by Phil Baldwin, who was collecting fossils on the cliff face. ITV News has a nice report that provides more detail about what happened. Phil Baldwin has also uploaded some images of the aftermath of the landslide onto …
16 January 2014
A GNS / University of Otago expedition has just resurveyed the height of Aoraki / Mount Cook after the 1991 rock avalanche. The mountain has lost 30 m.
4 October 2012
Using historic data to map the original course of the stream that was responsible for the erosion at Newburn in NE England