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3 January 2015

A perfect storm is brewing as agriculture pioneer Cary Fowler races against time to protect the future of our food.

Gene banks of the world are crumbling, crop failures are producing starvation inspired rioting, and the accelerating effects of climate change are already affecting farmers globally. But Fowler's journey, and our own, is just beginning: From Rome to Russia and, finally, a remote island under the Arctic Circle, Fowler's passionate and personal journey may hold the key to saving the one resource we cannot live without: our seeds."

Seeds of Time is a film about our esteemed former Executive Director, Prof. Cary Fowler. To learn more about the film, please visit

Categories: Svalbard Global Seed Vault, Poverty Reduction, Sustainable Agriculture, Food Security, Climate Change, Nutritional Security

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