Haiti Earthquake, Deforestation Heighten Landslide Risk
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/01/100114-haiti-earthquake-landslides/

National Geographic


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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