Doomsday vault for world’s seeds is opened under Arctic mountain

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Ten tonnes of seeds were deposited hundreds of feet inside a frozen mountain yesterday as part of a scheme to preserve all the world’s crops.

Seeds from varieties of potatoes, barley, lettuce, aubergines, black-eyed pea, sorghum and wheat were among the first to be placed in the doomsday vault inside the Arctic circle.

Full Story: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/environment/article3441435.ece

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