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Sunday Aug 31 | The Toronto Star

Norway's 'Doomsday Vault' holds a priceless treasure: Seeds

Staff at the Syria's Icarda have been quietly moving their stores of seeds, including some species dating back to the dawn of civilization, for safekeeping at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway's High Arctic.

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Related Topix: World News, Arctic Region, Genetics, Medicine, Electronic, Syrian, Agriculture, Science, 9

Sat Aug 23, 2014

TechEBlog

5 Cool (Yet Real) Little Known Locations from Around the World

The Mount Weather Emergency Operations Center, pictured above, is a civilian command facility in Virginia.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, World News, Arctic Region, Australia, Fort Knox, KY

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Art Daily

Jeu de Paume's virtual space offers a take on the issues surrounding energy and food management

The French artistic duo examine flora in terms of its active immobility, its flexibility and adaptability, and its relevance as a model for devising new economic and social schemas.

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Related Topix: World News, Arctic Region, Russia, Environment

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Truthdig

Svalbard's Reindeer Thrive as Climate Warms

There will be winners as well as losers as climate change intensifies, and scientists say they have just found one species that is prospering already.

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Related Topix: World News, Arctic Region, US News, Liberal Political News

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