What exactly is the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, and what's inside?
The vault in the Arctic that might be the key to humanity's survival
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The Global Seed Vault in Svalbard, Norway, is one of humanity's greatest achievements, and may very well one day be our salvation. Amidst the wars and always-escalating geopolitics of the 20th and 21st centuries, the whole world has managed to come together, put nationalities aside, and build something beautiful for the good of all humankind. In the Global Seed Vault, where millions of seeds are kept safe in preparation for an environmental collapse, the plants of nations who are at war sit side by side in the sub-zero conditions of the Vault.
But what exactly the Svalbard Seed Vault? Read on to find out.
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