“The ‘Doomsday Vault’ is a Backup Plan to Save the World’s Most Vital Crops”

The 'Doomsday Vault' is a Backup Plan to Save the World's Most Vital Crops

http://www.visualcapitalist.com/doomsday-vault-vital-crops/

On a remote island that is just 800 miles (1,300 km) from the North Pole, the Norwegian government has built a failsafe in the freezing cold that protects thousands of the most vital crops from extinction. Officially called the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, it already holds close to a million samples of crops around the world, with each sample holding about 500 seeds.

 

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