Aplan to protect food crops of the future

joanmary_z10(z10 Fort Lauderdale, Florida)June 19, 2006

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

06/18/2006

WASHINGTON

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..........

http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/nation/story/9504B9F58F1273E38625719200259DAA

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bakemom_gw(z6 Central Ohio)

This seems to be a popular article.

    Bookmark   June 25, 2006 at 9:46AM
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