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Svalbard Global Seed Vault

Seeds and the Future of Life

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 10.01.2016 | Home
Evaggelos Vallianatos

I remember after every harvest my peasant father saved enough wheat and barley for the next sowing season. But since I left my village in Greece in 19...

The Miracle of Seeds

Craig K. Comstock | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Craig K. Comstock

We have a vague sense that species are dying, and that GMOs might be less safe than their developers claim, but so far the grocery store keeps supplying food, and we have other things to worry about.

PHOTOS: 'Doomsday' Vault Protects The World's Seeds

Posted 07.10.2012 | Home

On a desolate Arctic island off the coast of Norway is the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, a repository with the capacity to hold up to 2.25 billion seeds...

Svalbard'Doomsday' Seed Vault Photos

The Daily Green | Dan Shapley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault officially opened Feb. 26, 2008, when it received its first shipment of 100 million seeds, originating from more than 1...