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The Syrian War Has Prompted the First Ever Withdrawal From the Doomsday Seed Vault | TIME

The Syrian War Has Prompted the First Ever Withdrawal From the Doomsday Seed Vault | TIME

The vault was built to withstand a nuclear war and houses back-up seeds for the world’s crops

The devastating impact of the conflict in Syria has forced a doomsday seed vault buried deep in the Arctic to allow withdrawal of seed deposits for the very first time.

Source: The Syrian War Has Prompted the First Ever Withdrawal From the Doomsday Seed Vault | TIME