This Seed Bank Could Save The Life On Earth In Case Of Doomsday (10 pics + 1 video)

Posted in Pictures       7 Jun 2018       2221      

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is a secure seed bank that stores spare “copies” of seeds

The vault contains seeds from all over the world, with such countries as Soviet Union and North Korea

The vault was opened in 2008 and the construction was financed the Norwegian government, who provided $8.8 million

I was built to withstand bombing threats and drastic climate changes

As of 2017, there are 930,821 samples in total inside the vault

The seeds are stored at minus 18°Celsius (minus 0.4°Fahrenheit)

This ensures the longevity of the seeds stored inside the vault

The vault is not only a backup plan in case of the apocalypse as it has practical purpose in current time

Back in 2015, Syria was retrieved their backup seeds from the vault in the wake of events in Aleppo

They planted the seeds and were able to return their share back to the vault

Watch the video below to find out more about the vault and don’t forget to subscribe to Bored Panda Youtube channel!


Credits:  www.seedvault.no

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