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Life on Fire

Volcano Doctors

Video duration: 52:54Video has closed captioning.

Whether the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Colombia, Chile, Italy or Iceland, each of these countries is home to active volcanoes that are a threat to the populations settled at their feet. Every day, lava, ash, gas, bombs and avalanches are likely to slide down the gaping mouths of the rock giants. To avoid disasters, volcanologists are asked to anticipate and warn.

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Phoenix Temple

Witness nature’s struggles to conquer ash and lava before a volcano's next eruption.

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Phoenix Temple

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Witness nature’s struggles to conquer ash and lava before a volcano's next eruption.

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Learn how volcanologists try to predict eruptions.

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Learn which Icelandic volcano may awaken next and what the consequences could be.

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See how species have learned to cope with conditions in the Tongan archipelago.

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