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13 October 2020
An interesting short article points out that mycorrhizal fungi may play a key in reducing the susceptibility to landslides
31 January 2020
A new study (Lan et al 2020) explores whether planting trees increases slope stability. Spoiler alert: in general they do on lower angled slopes, but on steep slopes they can reduce stability.
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 February 2011
A short post proving a video of the aftermath of the turkish open cast mine accident, and a link to a CNN video on the work Of Anne Hallum
25 October 2010
The vast number of landslides triggered by the May 2008 Wenchuan earthquake, and in its aftermath has been extensively described, not least on this blog. One of the documented impacts of these landslides was the well-documented loss of habitat of the giant panda (A. melanoleuca) due to extensive forest loss. However, there is a great deal more to that story than meets the eye, as a newly-published paper by Vina …