Risks and Benefits of Living Near a Volcano | Volcano on the Brink

Risks and Benefits of Living Near a Volcano | Volcano on the Brink
Risks and Benefits of Living Near a Volcano | Volcano on the Brink
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Learn how fluoride contamination of the drinking water due to volcanic activity leads to health problems for the population surrounding Mt. Nyamuragira in the Democratic Republic of Congo, while nutrients from lava create rich soil and productive farmland, in this video from NOVA: Volcano on the Brink. Use this resource to evaluate the hazards and benefits that living near this volcano has for the Congolese people in this region.

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