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Seed Vault

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Mar 26, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 14:31

The pandemic has forced a lot of us to think about being prepared for a crisis. Plant scientist Cary Fowler is the architect of one of the world’s most dramatic back-up plans. It’s an underground vault on a Norwegian island not far from the North Pole, where hundreds of millions of frozen seeds are stored to protect the world's crop diversity. (Originally Aired: Mar 30, 2020) (AP Photo/David Keyton)