lundi 22 mai 2017

'Indestructible' Arctic seed vault flooded after permafrost melts

Climate change is already reaching places on Earth once considered relatively safe: namely, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. The vault was built inside the Arctic Circle to protect a diverse seed collection from climate change, natural disasters, or war, but was recently breached as meltwater from thawing permafrost rushed into the vault's entrance tunnel.

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