Perpetual Repercussion & The World Seed Vault (1 Viewer)

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Perpetual Repercussion & The World Seed Vault
The world seed vault — Svalbard Global Seed Vault — is on an island between Norway and the Arctic circle, which also happens to host the Perpetual Repercussion artwork.

The Norwegians built the facility in 2008 and maintain it, as well. It is managed by the Norwegian government and any country can make deposits or withdrawals. Its purpose is as a backup in case seeds stored locally are destroyed.

Syria did just that recently, withdrawing some seeds that had been destroyed in an attack. However, it is in the news today because there was flooding at the entrance due to...
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