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on faith

08/21/09

 

The facility was established to preserve a wide variety of plant seeds from locations worldwide in an underground cavern. The Seed Vault holds duplicate samples, or “spare” copies, of seeds held in genebanks worldwide. The Seed Vault will provide insurance against the loss of seeds in genebanks, as well as a refuge for seeds in the case of large scale regional or global crises.

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One comment

  1. here’s the link to the ted conference talk by cary fowler on “one seed at a time, protecting the future of food”:



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