The last time the U.S. Geological Survey made a national map of landslide hazards, it did so on paper. It didn’t use laser imaging for landslide detection and it didn’t render the maps with the high-powered geographic software near-universally…
The number of people thought to be missing from a deadly landslide in a Washington town has dropped from 90 to 30 late Saturday as authorities verified information and cross-referenced lists.
By Saskia de Melker, Kristin Miller
NewHour’s investigation into how the Netherlands has managed the sale of pot for 40 years illustrated that laws and regulations governing marijuana are often in flux. Use the timeline below to see how both nations have changed their…
By Ashley Ahearn, KUOW/EarthFix
The technology exists, but the degree to which planners are using the latest mapping technology to make decisions about development in landslide-prone areas varies county to county.
Rescue teams labored on in the rain and over saturated terrain in Oso, Wash., four days since a deadly mudslide struck and the last living survivor was found. As the search continues, questions have arisen about whether the disaster might…
By Joshua Barajas
Snohomish County reported Monday afternoon on its official Twitter account that the death toll rose to 14 in the Washington landslide.
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