Friday, June 01, 2007

Artic Seed Vault

Norway is starting construction on a "doomsday vault" in the Arctic which is designed to house all known varieties of the world's crops. Click for complete story
"This should be applauded," said ROGER BEACHY, president of the Donald Danforth
Plant Science Center in St. Louis. "It's important to save diversity because we
don't know that we have the solutions for world hunger,drought tolerance, cold
tolerance and heat tolerance." Click for more about Roger Beachy