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Take a tour of the Arctic vault designed to keep our seeds safe
« on: November 13, 2016, 01:19:58 PM »
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http://grist.org/briefly/take-a-tour-of-the-arctic-vault-designed-to-keep-our-seeds-safe/

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Take a tour of the Arctic vault designed to keep our seeds safe.

Motherboard takes us inside the Svalbard Global Seed Vault deep in Norway’s mountains, home to seeds from every country in the world — even North Korea.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/B95Pem9XW7k" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/B95Pem9XW7k</a>

The vault has already been needed: When the gene bank in Aleppo, Syria, was destroyed, it supplied Syria with backup seeds to start over.

“Some journalists call this the ‘Noah’s Ark of plant diversity,’” says Åsmund Asdal, the vault’s coordinator, in the video.

We may have an ark, but let’s hope we don’t have to use it.
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