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“Natural Disasters”

Jan 26, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Tons of snow and ice sliding down a mountainside is a frightening prospect.
Jan 13, 2016 09:45 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Massive, earthquake-triggered landslides can ski-jump through the air, according to new research.
Jan 13, 2016 02:16 PM ET // AFP
A 14-year-old schoolboy and a Ukrainian man were killed when an avalanche swept away skiers in the French Alps.
Dec 19, 2015 10:30 AM ET // AFP
An avalanched buried 10 homes on the Svalbard archipelago in the heart of the Norwegian Arctic.
Nov 16, 2015 06:37 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Hillsides have memories, new research suggests, and the results can be devastating. Continue reading →
Oct 27, 2015 06:55 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The mountainous region around the border of Afghanistan and Pakistan is an unstable place, and not just because of its long history of invasions and civil war. Continue reading →
Oct 24, 2015 05:35 AM ET // AFP
Although the hurricane lost steam as it approached land, heavy rainfall is expected.
Oct 21, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Mika McKinnon, io9.com
It’s not often you see the United States Geological Survey and Jet Propulsion Laboratories get into a smackdown over science, but that’s just what happened thanks to a new set of earthquake predictions for southern California.
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