Svalbard Global Seed Vault 10 Years

13,000 Years of Agricultural History  After 10 years of it’s opening, the Global Seed Vault will get a huge upgrade. It must be world biggest known kind of time capsule of this timeline. Located on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen near Longyearbyen in the remote Arctic Svalbard archipelago. The North Pole is about 1,300 kilometers further from this large building surrounded by cold weather. Seeds are stored in the vault and in 2017 it contained more than 930,000 samples of seeds, presenting 13,000 years of agricultural history. It was opened on 26 February 2008. “The Svalbard Global Seed Vault’s mission is to provide a safety net against accidentalRead More →

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