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the Millenium Seed Bank: 1/1 of 1

Investigations

Banking on food

Dan Marcus

1st November, 2007

Deep in rural Sussex at Wakehurst Place, in a large nature reserve of 500 acres of National Trust woodlands and lakes, stands the Kew Gardens Biological Research Centre. Sixty feet beneath is a nuclear bunker. This is the British National Doomsday vault, home to the UK’s Millennium Seed Bank (MSB). If apocalyptic disaster strikes, this bunker will hold key bio-scientists and all remaining plant life. more...

the Millenium Seed Bank: 1/1 of 1

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