Svalbard Global Seed Vault

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Far North of Norway in the island of Svalbard is the worlds largest seed bank. Containing in total 780.000 crop varieties in a converted mine, it has been referred to as an insurance policy for the World.

Read a short interview with Cary Fowler in: http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/new_scientist/2015/01/svalbard_global_seed_vault_plant_traits_necessary_for_agriculture_under.html

Published: 4/17/2015  
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