Aplan to protect food crops of the future
Thought this may be of interest to read:
Arctic vault is designed to save world's seeds
By Bill Lambrecht
POST-DISPATCH WASHINGTON BUREAU CHIEF
In a plan to protect food crops of the future, polar bears will help guard a "doomsday vault" in the land of the midnight sun.
Scientists and Nordic political leaders planned to gather today at a remote setting near the North Pole to lay the cornerstone for what will be known as the Svalbard Arctic Seed Depository, which they hope can provide the world with a fail-safe method to protect seeds from disaster..........