How the Arctic Seed Vault and Apocalypse Entwine With Climate Change

Since 2007, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault has maintained a repository of the world’s agricultural heritage. A series of tunnels bored into the side of a mountain, this vault is climate-controlled, secure against tectonic activity or sea-level rise, and designed to hold up to 4.5 million different seed varieties for… » 9/18/13 3:01pm 9/18/13 3:01pm