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Seed Diversity – First Line of Defense for a Hot and Hungry Planet

Touch the Soil News #1346 (Feature photo – Svalbard Global Seed Vault – Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license – Miksu)

WIA Media journalist Gerelyn Terzo brings us the story of seeds that have been adapted to climates unlike the climate change now unfolding. Seed stored at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway are at risk from warmer temperatures around the frozen vault. The importance of seeds must find equal importance in the political realms. The vault preserves seed from all over the world and holds them in reserve for any unanticipated emergency. You can read the full story here:

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