Svalbard Global Seed Vault

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Read about the SGSV

Ingangsparti-Mari Tefre

Read the fact article on The Encyclopedia of Earth about the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. The article originates from the Global Crop Diversity Trust and you get all the background and facts up til now. the Seed Vault now contains 643 500 seed samples (March 2011). ´There is a huge media interest for the Vault around the world, and our PR Manager, Professor Roland von Bothmer, is contacted by journalists from all over the world who wants to visit the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. There is, however, for security reasons, a strict visiting policy. Never the less, the interest for the Seed Vault is always on the top. NordGen has, as you may know, the operating responsibility for the Vault.