Logging, forest loss may have set ancient B.C. landslides back in motion, experts say

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A series of ancient landslides have been “reawakened” in British Columbia’s Cariboo region, according to the B.C. government, costing hundreds of millions in federal disaster assistance funds. While the province links the reactivation of the slides to climate change, experts warn the problem is connected to logging in the area. Slides and flooding in the springs of…

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