Mudslides occur in areas where the land has been destabilized by the removal of vegetation, often as a result of wildfires or human activities. Mudslides tend to occur when there is a steep slope and may reoccur in the s... More »

A mudflow (also called a mudslide) can change geographical areas, destroy homes and kill people. Mudslides are a subcategory of landslides and can happen anywhere at any time when earth, rock and other debris become satu... More »

The average mudslide alcoholic drink can have anywhere from 100 to 750 calories according to about.com. The calories in a mudslide can vary widely depending on size and ingredients. More »

Mass wasting is a natural process, but it is influenced by roadway construction, removal of vegetation and the introduction of water to certain areas. Professor Stephen Nelson of Tulane University defines mass wasting as... More »

Large bodies of water take longer to warm or cool than the land does, so coastal regions generally see lower temperatures during the summer and warmer temperatures during the winter than areas that are further inland. Wh... More »

Global warming results primarily from human activities that cause an increase in the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, which in turn compromise the atmosphere's functional capacities, including regulating tem... More »

One important fact about droughts is that they increase the risk of wildfires. Low moisture and lack of precipitation can create hazardous conditions in forests and range lands that may create wildfires capable of causin... More »