How to ‘Co-Live’ With a Natural Hazard

The ways in which Andean villagers have adapted to a neighboring volcano could offer lessons to other communities in reframing risks and responding to disasters.

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Feb 17 · 8 min read
Tungurahua, an active volcano in Ecuador, sits amid farming communities that have dwelled alongside it for generations. Photo: A.J. Faas

By Amber Dance

As the Andes mountain range curves through Ecuador, it rises to the peak Tungurahua. The…

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