Poisonous gas from African lake poses threat to millions

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Une concentration de gaz toxiques menace des millions de personnes autour du lac Kivu

La lave du volcan Nyiragongo atteint le lac Kivu © AFP PHOTO/Marco LONGARI

Trapped methane and carbon dioxide could be set loose by a quake or landslide, say scientists

More than two million people living on the banks of Lake Kivu in central Africa are at risk of being asphyxiated by gases building up beneath its surface, scientists have warned.

The Guardian

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