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World in Progress: Lake Kivu, a ticking time bomb?

An international team has started extracting methane from Lake Kivu to generate electricity in Rwanda and to get rid of the dangerous gas mix within the lake. It was considered safe — that is, until the eruption of a volcano at the end of May.

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This in-depth feature by Thomas Kruchem is presented by Neil King.