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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Svalbard Seed Vault

I was blown away by the discovery of the Svalbard Seed Vault.
"Carved deep into the Arctic permafrost of Norway's Svalbard Islands, and located on a mountain far above the highest historic sea levels, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault safeguards some 750,000 unique crop varieties…" (source)
Photograph by Jim Richardson, National Geographic, found here
 This is total genius, and I am definitely relieved to learn of its existence. It's an amazing project, and if in an eco-mystery/ action novel, I am sure that it would be the target of an evil, moustachioed super villain. The setting itself is fit for a Bond novel.
Do you think the Svalbard Seed Vault a fitting target for an anti-eco Bond villain? Tell me what you think in the comments below.

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