Norway unveiled plans for a new doomsday seed archive of the world's 1.5 million crop varieties; the archive, to be known as the Svalbard International Seed Vault, will be stored in a bunker at the end of a 120-meter tunnel bored into the center of a mountain on an island near the North Pole. | Harper's Magazine

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Norway unveiled plans for a new doomsday seed archive of the world’s 1.5 million crop varieties; the archive, to be known as the Svalbard International Seed Vault, will be stored in a bunker at the end of a 120-meter tunnel bored into the center of a mountain on an island near the North Pole.

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Norway unveiled plans for a new doomsday seed archive of the world’s 1.5 million crop varieties; the archive, to be known as the Svalbard International Seed Vault, will be stored in a bunker at the end of a 120-meter tunnel bored into the center of a mountain on an island near the North Pole.

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