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Author(s) : François de Riberolles, Bertrand Loyer
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Follow the story of 65 millions years of evolution around a volcanic hotspot in the Indian Ocean.
Discover how a lava gush flooded an area as large as France, partially caused the demise of dinosaurs but also helped the emergence of mammals and new life forms. These geological regions known as large igneous provinces (LIPs) can appear anywhere and cause massive havoc for life. They have been identified near Iceland, but also the USA or Germany where they emerged as recently as 10,000 years ago and poisoned the atmosphere. Still active, what do these deadly volcanoes have in store for us next?