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SVALBARD 

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The war in Syria has led to the first withdrawal of seeds from the Svalbard Global Seed Bank. The well-known “doomsday” vault was built on the hillside of a mountain in the Arctic region. Its mission is to guarantee the access to food crops in the case of a global crisis. 

This huge underground deposit contains more than 860.000 specimens coming from almost all nations, including Iraq and North Korea.

The war in Syria has led to the first withdrawal of seeds from the Svalbard Global Seed Bank. The well-known “doomsday” vault was built on the hillside of a mountain in the Arctic region. Its mission is to guarantee the access to food crops in the case of a global crisis. 

This huge underground deposit contains more than 860.000 specimens coming from almost all nations, including Iraq and North Korea.

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