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Pavlovsk Station

The Second Siege: Saving Seeds Revisited

Cary Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cary Fowler

Never before in history will so much crop diversity be lost intentionally and avoidably as the day the bull-dozers roar into Pavlovsk Station.

World's First Seed Bank Faces Destruction

The Guardian | John Vidal, Environment Editor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Twelve Russian scientists famously chose to starve to death rather than eat the unique collection of seeds and plants they were protecting for humani...

Tweet Medvedev: Stop the Destruction of the Future of Food!

Cary Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cary Fowler

Outside of St. Petersburg, the Pavlovsk Station houses a huge collection of diverse apples, strawberries, and many more -- more than 5,000 varieties in all. Today, the Pavlovsk station is facing bulldozers.