The Guardian [theguardian.com] reports that the Svalbard Global Seed Vault [wikipedia.org], a seed bank near Longyearben [wikipedia.org] on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen [wikipedia.org], has flooded due to "melting and heavy rain." The seeds remain safe, according to the article.
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Syrian Seed Bank Gets New Home Away From War [soylentnews.org]
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An Isolated Vault Could Store Our Data on DNA for 2 Million Years . [soylentnews.org]
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30,000 Year Old Virus Revived [soylentnews.org]