from the there-will-be-cabbage-after-the-crash dept.
Kagu writes "According to the BBC, Norway is planning to build a Seed Bank in the Artic Permafrost to protect all known variations of seeds in case of worldwide disaster." From the article: "Mr Hawtin said there were currently about 1,400 seed banks around the world, but a large number of these were located in countries that were either politically unstable or that faced threats from the natural environment."
"For a male and female to live continuously together is... biologically
speaking, an extremely unnatural condition."
-- Robert Briffault