Global Seed Vault

Inside the future of humanity: Svalbard’s Global Seed Vault.

The seeds of the world’s most important crops are safeguarded in an unlikely spot: 130 metres deep inside a Norwegian mountain and chilled at -18 degrees Celsius.

On the frozen archipelago of Svalbard, halfway between the north of mainland Norway and the North Pole, is the Global Seed Vault.

This inhospitable but breathtaking landscape is home to the ultimate storage solution designed to safeguard the seeds of the world’s most important crops.

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