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18 January 2021

Gravity always wins: in New Zealand landslides are more deadly than earthquakes

Gravity always wins: new research by GNS Science has shown that in New Zealand landslides are more deadly than earthquakes

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19 April 2017

Losses from landslides in Colombia: the long term picture

Overnight there are reports of further deaths from landslides in Colombia. Data since 2004 suggests that landslides continue to inflict a high cost there

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1 August 2016

2016 landslide losses

A comparison of 2016 landslide losses to date with those for 2015 suggest that the cost of mass movements this year is high

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24 April 2014

Landslide losses – raising the profile in the USA

Landslide losses in the USA have come into focus in light of the slides at Oso and Jackson Hole. At present, investment in national scale landslide programmes in the US is extraordinarily low.

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26 September 2013

The costs to the mining industry of landslides – examples from Brazil and the USA

Two recent examples, from Brazil and Utah, demonstrate the potentially enormous financial impacts of landslides on the mining industry

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