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Syrian seeds withdrawn from Arctic 'doomsday vault'

In the first withdrawal from a "doomsday" seed vault in the Arctic, thousands of seeds that were originally kept in war-stricken Syria have been safely delivered to Morocco and Lebanon, officials said Monday.

dateOct 19, 2015 in Other
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Forest tree seeds stored in the Svalbard seed vault

A new method for the conservation of the genetic diversity of forest trees will see its launch on 26 February 2015, as forest tree seeds are for the first time stored in the Svalbard Global Seed Vault on the Spitsbergen Island, ...

dateFeb 26, 2015 in Ecology
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