Are American Oil Platforms Prepared for Underwater Avalanches?
Instead of one damaged wellhead, a mudslide would leave a tangled mess of pipes buried under a giant mass of sediments.
If Current Deforestation Rates Continue, Haiti May Lose Its Forests Within Two Decades
Haiti's deforestation is largely driven by small-scale farming and charcoal production, which involves harvesting wood and heating it to remove water and volatile compounds.
After a Devastating Mudslide, Sierra Leone's Women Work to Rebuild
A new initiative—looking to equalize the gender gap in the workforce—calls for hiring an equal number of men and women to help restore a shattered mountainside.
Drought and Climate Change Could Hamper the Return of Plants and Animals Displaced by California's Biggest Wildfire
One local ecologist set out to catalog the destruction.
After Montecito, We Need to Get Serious About Landslide Zoning
To avoid repeating California's recent devastation, susceptible regions must prepare for future disasters.
Scenes From the Devastating Mudslides in Southern California
At least 15 people were killed in the wreckage in Montecito, California. Dozens more are still missing.
Mudslides Hit Southern California Community Still Recovering From Thomas Fire
At least eight people have been killed by mudflows after a deluge of rain fell on the region left vulnerable by the Thomas Fire.
After an Epic Fire, Southern California Is Now Facing an Epic Flood
Mudslides, waterspouts, and flash flooding are expected in already hard-hit areas.