Zhouqu landslide

Mud Buries a County Devoid of Trees and Plans

An article in Caixin looks at the role deforestation 50 years ago played in the recent devastating mudslide in Zhouqu, Gansu: Many scholars and local officials think deforestation and other manmade conditions played a...

Scores Still Missing in SW China Mudslides

The devastation from this summer’s floods in China continues. More than 1,400 people have now been reported killed in the Zhouqu, Gansu landslide, and now another landslide in Yunnan has dozens missing. From AP: Rescue...

Caijing Shines with Zhouqu Disaster Coverage

China Media Project translates a portion of Caijing’s coverage of the deadly Zhouqu landslide to show that, despite Hu Shuli’s departure, the magazine continues to set the standard for quality, independent reporting...

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