Biodiversity under the ice!
Take a peek inside the seed vault that is designed to protect the world’s plant life.
The Norwegian seed bank is designed to protect the world’s plant life.
The vault is secured against most threats, even catastrophic ones such as asteroids and nuclear bombs. Due to its location deep within the permafrost, the temperature here will not exceed minus 4°C even in the event of a power cut and subsequent cooling system failure.
A short documentary from VICE explores the inside the world’s northernmost and coldest seed bank, situated deep within the permafrost.
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