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This Hidden Arctic Chamber Could Be All That Stands Between Human Civilization and Extinction
World  (tags: food, seeds, preservation, crops )

Freya
- 343 days ago - alternet.org
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault opened nearly a decade ago after a year of construction. The vault protects food crops in case of an emergency of cataclysmic proportions.
Monsanto Stop Charging Indian Farmers Crippling Royalties on Seeds - Petition
World  (tags: India, Monsanto, debt bondage, seeds, royalties )

Sheryl
- 1055 days ago - action.sumofus.org
For generations farmers have saved seeds from year to year but the company has now made that illegal. Monsanto is sowing the seeds of debt bondage by charging outrageous annual royalties to keep using their seeds. Farmers are saddled with crippling debt.
Monsanto's Deception Game on GMO in Europe RT Op-Edge
World  (tags: Monsanto, Syngenta, Bayer, GMO EU, Seeds, deception, food, healthconditions, warning )

Elderberr
- 1834 days ago - rt.com
On May 31 world media headlines read "Monsanto backing away from GMO crops in Europe." But before the world opens the champagne to celebrate the death of GMO, it is worthwhile to look more closely at what was officially said and what not.
Urban Women Grow Food in Sacks
World  (tags: slum, Kibera, Nairobi, vegetables, sacks, self-help, women's group, space, imformation sharing, youth, skill, improvement, vertical farm, French NGO, Solidarites, training, seeds, nutrition, save money )

Naoko
- 3036 days ago - allafrica.com
Driving through the crowded streets of the sprawling Kibera slum in Nairobi, it's nearly impossible to describe how many people live in this area of about 400 hectares, the equivalent of just over half the size of Central Park in new York CIty.
'Doomsday' Seeds Arrive in Norway - World
World  (tags: world, norway, arctic, vault, doonsday, seeds, africa, Svalbard Global Seed Vault, food )

Chrissy
- 3787 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The first consignment of seeds bound for the "doomsday vault" on Svalbard has arrived in Norway. Twenty-one boxes containing 7,000 seed samples from 36 African nations were sent by the Nigeria-based International Institute of Tropical Agriculture.
   

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