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Cary Fowler:
One seed at a time, protecting the future of food

TEDGlobal 2009 · 17:08 · Filmed Jul 2009

The wheat, corn and rice we grow today may not thrive in a future threatened by climate change. Cary Fowler takes us inside the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, a vast treasury buried within a frozen mountain in Norway, that stores a diverse group of food-crop seeds ... for whatever tomorrow may bring.

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Biodiversity warrior Cary Fowler wants to save the world from agricultural collapse, one seed at a time. Full bio