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Coverage of landslides since November 26, 2021.

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Green leader has tragic connection to climate impact

"...The new interim leader of the federal Green party is a Vancouver resident who is passionate about the impact climate change can have on flooding and landslides. Paul Johnson has more on Amita Kuttner's very personal and tragic connection to the issue..."

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Evacuation alerts issued near Pemberton and near Merritt as storm batters B.C.

"...Authorities in some parts of B. C. already struggling with flooding and landslides issued new evacuation alerts on Saturday as the second of three successive atmospheric rivers brought heavy rain to the province..."

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B.C.'s flood-stricken South Coast on high alert as next rainstorm arrives Globalnews.ca

"...Another storm remains forecast to hit the region on Wednesday and Thursday. The storms paired with the already damaged and vulnerable nature of the landscape prompted Environment Canada to issue its first-ever “red level alert” on Friday. The new ranking system didn't exist during B..."

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Rainfall warnings issued for Lower Mainland as B.C. communities brace for floods

"...Parts of the Lower Mainland could be drenched with up to 120 millimetres of rainfall by Sunday afternoon, according to new weather warnings from Environment and Climate Change Canada..."

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Global carbon fee – it's the only way

"...Record-breaking heat with forest fires last summer. Record-breaking rainfall with floods and landslides this fall. There can’t be very many climate-change deniers left in British Columbia..."

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Ottawa and British Columbia promise co-operation on province's flooding

"...Horgan said the province has been reeling this year from successive events caused by climate change: first drought, then a heat dome that claimed almost 600 lives, followed by wildfires and now floods..."

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Princeton prepares for next atmospheric river as Canadian Forces members fill thousands of sandbags Globalnews.ca

"...An evacuation order is now in place for a small section of town on the Westside of Princeton — only one property is in that area. The evacuation alert for Electoral Area H remains due to a possible landslide, which could bring even more trouble to the Similkameen community. Story continues below advertisement..."

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B.C. should prepare for more storms as repairs from severe rain underway: minister

"...Cumulative rainfall expected between Saturday and Wednesday could be greater than the amount that fell during the 2 1/2-day deluge that led to the initial flooding, though it would fall over a longer period of time, Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun said..."

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B.C. to proactively close Highway 3 and Highway 99 on Saturday as storm arrives Globalnews.ca

"...On Friday, Environment Canada issued a “red level alert” about back-to-back atmospheric rivers anticipated to bring heavy rain to southwestern B. C. between Saturday and Sunday, and again between Tuesday and Wednesday..."

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CN close to Fraser Canyon reopening, Highway 1 access target mid-January

"...That warning goes for all highway travel in the southern B. C. , as a series of storms is expected through the region, with the heaviest rain expected next Tuesday and Wednesday..."

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Abbotsford, B.C., officials 'very concerned' with up to 220 mm of rainfall expected through Wednesday

"...Overnight rainfall in flood-ravaged Abbotsford, B. C. , was no match for the city's fully operational Barrowtown Pump Station, but officials remain anxious about the forecast over the coming days..."

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Ryan Reynolds makes Red Cross donation following B.C. floods, urges fans to do the same

"...Ryan Reynolds, an actor and advocate for many issues, appears in a Pacific Wild campaign video. He is also asking his followers to make donations to the Canadian Red Cross to help with disaster relief efforts in Abbotsford and other flood-affected communities. (Pacific Wild Website)..."

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Podcasts

Recent episodes that mention landslides.

The Dangers of Underwater Landslides (Ask NRCan)

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"...On this episode of “Ask NRCan,” research scientist Alexandre Normandeau talks about his work on underwater landslides and their impacts on coastal communities. ..."

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Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about landslides.

The Most Dangerous Wildlife Moments - Part 2 | Free Documentary Nature

"...The life of the film-makers is also threatened by elemental forces, and failing technical equipment: the strong and tearing current of the Yukon River throws Andreas Kieling's boat onto a gravel bank, in the Democratic Republik of Congo camerawoman Heike Grebe is separated from her colleagues in the dense rainforest, in Kamchatka a film team only just escapes a gigantic landslide, and in Finland a hot-air balloon catches fire and becomes the nightmare of Oliver Goetzl and Ivo Nörenberg..."

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Protecting lives with eco-safe roads- Nepal

"...Natural hazards including floods, droughts and landslides are already a main cause of mortality for mountain populations in Nepal..."

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'Tsunami-Like Waves' Overrun Small Harbor in Italy During Storm | Tyrrhenian Sea

"...Several meter high 'tsunami-like waves' caused by heavy storms in the Tyrrhenian Sea overrun a small Italian village's safety walls and devastate parts of its harbor..."

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GREENLAND TSUNAMI Caught Fishermen Off Guard - Camera 3

"...Megatsunamis are caused by giant landslides and other impact events (including meteorite impacts in an ocean), while ordinary tsunamis are usually caused by underwater earthquakes or volcanic eruptions (which do not normally generate such large waves)..."

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Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about landslides relevant to the latest news.

Urban Greening and Geo-environmental Safety

"...In addition, the rapid urbanization makes the search for modern solutions to improve urban environment more difficult..."

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Location-Specific Rainfall Threshold for Landslides in Select Micro-Watersheds in Coonoor Taluk, Tamil Nadu, India

"...) three micro-watersheds were selected for the study taking into account the landslide density and its socio-economic importance..."

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Stability Analysis of Slopes at a Landslide Prone Area: A Case Study on the Landslide at Madikere, India

"...This led to severe landslides, floods, and soil displacement..."

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Different Sets of Remediation for Mitigation of Landslides in Hilly Terrains of India

"...Also, bioengineering techniques in which vegetation is a fundamental part are useful approaches to prevent landslides as they improve slope stability and maintain ecological balance..."

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SPH modelling of hydrodynamic lubrication: laminar fluid flow?structure interaction with no-slip conditions for slider bearings

"...transport of solid bodies by floods and earth landslides; rock landslides)..."

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Geomorphic assessment of the factors contributing to the evolution of landforms in Ukhaldhunga area, Kosi River valley, Kumaun

"...Truncation of older debris fan surfaces by an erosional/fault scarp is observed and the scarp separates the older fans from the youngest debris fan deposit..."

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Landslide probability mapping by considering fuzzy numerical risk factor (FNRF) and landscape change for road corridor of Uttar

"...The approach includes the correlation of the landslide conditioning factors in the study area with the changes in land use and land cover (LULC) over the past decade to understand whether frequent landslides have any link with the physical and hydro-meteorological or, infrastructure, and socioeconomic activities..."

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Assessment of the Vulnerability of Architectural Monuments to Dangerous Natural Processes

"...The prevailing danger in built-up historical areas is the flooding of cultural heritage sites, initiating karsts, landslides, erosion, etc..."

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Landslide at Govindghat?Investigation and Stabilization Measures

"...A cloudburst and flash flood in June 2013 in the state of Uttarakhand, India caused landslide at Govindghat located along a major highway..."

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Application of LSTM and Prophet Algorithm in Slope Displacement Prediction

"...Specially, due to the complex geological conditions associated with high mountain areas and intensive human engineering activities, landslides occur frequently in the Three Gorges Reservoir (TGR) region, where steep slopes exist and flooding often occurs (Xu and Niu,..."

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GIS-Based Logistic Regression Application for Landslide Susceptibility Mapping in Son La Hydropower Reservoir Basin

"...In total, 12 landslide conditioning factors (elevation, aspect, slope, curvature, deep division, fault density, river density, road density, weathering crust, rainfall, aquifer and lithology) were used for training and validating the model..."

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