Syria’s Seeds Are Locked Away in Norway, But Are Seed Vaults Safe?

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault locked safe away in Norway has once again opened its steel doors welcoming 25,000 new seed samples including varieties of chickpeas, fava beans and other seeds from Syria. Around 110,000 Syrian duplicate seed samples out of 750,000 samples stored in Syria have been safely consigned, should the conflict in Syria … Continue reading Syria’s Seeds Are Locked Away in Norway, But Are Seed Vaults Safe?