Arctic seed vault reaches one million varieties

Arctic seed vault reaches one million varieties

A vault in the Arctic built to preserve seeds for rice, wheat and other food staples contains one million varieties with the addition on Tuesday (Feb 25) of specimens grown by Cherokee Indians. The Svalbard Global Seed Vault, built on a mountainside in 2008, was designed as a storage facility to protect vital crop seeds against the worst cataclysms of nuclear war or disease.

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Finally smart enough to put it in a waterproof vault.

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