Haiti Earthquake, Deforestation Heighten Landslide Risk

National Geographic

This photo from National Geographic shows the difference in deforestation between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The accompanying article describes the increased risk of earthquake-related landslides such deforestation carries.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Forest Resources:Deforestation, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Mass Wasting
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Special Interest: Hazards, Visualization
Theme: Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Hazards, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science