The FutureFest is one of Europe’s largest festivals exploring ways to shape a better future, organized in London on the 6th and 7th of July. Among distinguished speakers and debate participants, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault was invited to participate in a panel session organised by the Heritage Future project at the UCL Institute of Archaeology in London.
The Seed Vault presented at FutureFest in London
The FutureFest is one of Europe’s largest festivals exploring ways to shape a better future, organized in London on the …
Threatened Myanmar orchids conserved in the Seed Vault
Seeds of more than 400 endangered orchid species native to Myanmar rain forest are conserved in Svalbard Global Seed Vault.
Strengthened cooperation between the Plant Treaty and the Seed Vault
– No country can possibly maintain its own food security by itself. We have to all work together, says Christine …
The Seed Vault Summit calls for action to save crop diversity
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault Summit organized at the 10 year anniversary concluded with recommendations to governments to tackle three …
Forgotten stories of frozen seeds
Over the last four years, the biodiverSEEDy project has been researching and working to advance the conservation of agricultural biodiversity.
Frozen Songs – from Svalbard to Belgrade and Paris
A well filled up audience at Svalbard Culture house, with locals and Seed Vault anniversary visitors, attended the dance and …
One million seed samples deposited
Significant numbers of seed samples were deposited during the 10 year Seed Vault anniversary. The last updates of the Seed …
Important crops and seeds highlighted
New seeds were added to the “Seed Vault Foundation Stone” during the 10 year anniversary in Longyearbyen by the end …
A 100 million NOK upgrade of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault suggested
After ten years of operation, technical improvements will now be carried out at Svalbard Global Seed Vault.
Seed Vault Summit
Policymakers, scientists, seed bank experts and other guests have been invited to Svalbard for the 10 year anniversary, to participate …