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Christie Strawser 4/2/08 ~ Tues. night cluster First Headline News Strawberry Seeds Forever With movies like Will Smith’s, I am Legend entering our living rooms. The possibility that we may wake up and be the only one left in the entire word plays in our minds. What would we do? How would we survive? I read the article “The Farmers’ Bank” by Bryan Walsh. It was published in the February 11, 2008 issue of Time . He talks about a vault being constructed on an Arctic island that will store seeds of all sorts, should something happen that would endanger the worlds’ food supply. The vault is called the Svalbard Global Seed Vault and is being built into a mountain on a Norwegian island. It will be a backup for the existing seed banks, and “will eventually be expanded to include genetic samples of every crop on the planet.” The facility opened on February 26 th . The first shipment consisted of seeds from more than 36 African nations and arrived at the end of January. At full capacity, there will be
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