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Title    Norwegian Seed Bank is Flooded; Seeds Unharmed
Date    Saturday May 20 2017, @09:12PM
Author    cmn32480
Topic   
from the now-they-can-grow! dept.
https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=17/05/20/1624254

butthurt writes:

The Guardian reports that the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, a seed bank near Longyearbyen on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, has flooded due to "melting and heavy rain." The seeds remain safe, according to the article.

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  1. "butthurt" - https://soylentnews.org/~butthurt/
  2. "The Guardian" - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/may/19/arctic-stronghold-of-worlds-seeds-flooded-after-permafrost-melts
  3. "Svalbard Global Seed Vault" - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Svalbard_Global_Seed_Vault
  4. "Longyearbyen" - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Longyearbyen
  5. "Spitsbergen" - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spitsbergen
  6. "Quartz" - https://qz.com/987894/the-fail-safe-svalbard-seed-vault-designed-to-save-us-from-crop-failure-just-flooded-thanks-to-climate-change/
  7. "The Verge" - https://www.theverge.com/2017/5/19/15664298/svalbard-global-seed-vault-norway-doomsday-climate-change
  8. "Popular Science" - http://www.popsci.com/seed-vault-flooding
  9. "ABC" - http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-05-20/doomsday-vault-not-exempt-from-the-threat-of-climate-change/8543482
  10. "Researchers Identify Remains of 14,000-Year-Old Seeds: Fava Bean" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=17/04/11/2034236
  11. "Syrian Seed Bank Gets New Home Away From War" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=16/10/06/0733255
  12. "Bayer AG Offers to Buy Monsanto" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=16/05/19/1425222
  13. "30,000-Year-Old Giant Virus 'Comes Back to Life'" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=15/09/14/1256255
  14. "An Isolated Vault Could Store Our Data on DNA for 2 Million Years ." - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=15/02/25/0420214
  15. "Giant Crater in Russia's Far North Sparks Mystery" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=14/07/28/110242
  16. "30,000 Year Old Virus Revived" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=14/03/03/2324247
  17. "Original Submission" - https://soylentnews.org/submit.pl?op=viewsub&subid=20308

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