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25 February 2016
In a new paper, Wolter et al (2015) have re-examined the 1963 Vajont slide, proposing a new chronology for the evolution of the landslide that caused the disaster.
22 January 2016
The Punta Tre Amici rockslide, a landslide of about 200,000 cubic metres, occurred on the flanks of Monte Rosa on 16th December 2015.
29 August 2015
On Thursday a significant rockfall occurred on the Tour Ronde in the Mont Blanc region. It was captured in a dramatic video by Gianluca Marra, a local climbing guide
28 May 2015
The 12th International Symposium on Landslides will be held in Naples, Italy in June 2016
15 April 2015
A landslide last week damaged the Himara viaduct, part of the key A19 highway in Sicily. The landslide has triggered a big row over the use of funds earmarked for landslide mitigation
10 March 2015
In a newly published paper, Lisa Borgatti and colleagues describe the February 2014 landslide that affected the historical town of San Leo in northern Italy, providing both a description of the event and a historical context. Landslides will be a major threat to this historical site in the coming decades
6 January 2015
In Sicily in southern Italy a national scandal has developed at the site of the Scorciavacche Viaduct, which opened less than a month ago, but has now been closed as a result of a major earthworks failure
18 November 2014
On Sunday a 20,000 cubic metre landslide occurred at Rabenstein in South Tyrol, Italy. It was captured on a dramatic video.
10 February 2014
Three new videos have been brought to my attention – one showing a slow avalanches in Italy and two rockslides, one on the coast and one in a quarry
19 January 2014
Heavy rainfall in the last few days has triggered landslides in the Liguria region of Italy