Watch: Seed vault holds key to human survival

Among the most important buildings in the world, the Seed Vault holds the key to human survival: more than 880,000 seed samples, the largest collection in the world.

Follow world-renowned scientist Cary Fowler into the heart of the Arctic, where the Svalbard Global Seed Vault lies nestled in the frozen Norwegian landscape. Among the most important buildings in the world, the Seed Vault holds the key to human survival: more than 880,000 seed samples, the largest collection in the world. These seeds are critical because, unless safeguarded, agriculture biodiversity is at risk of decline in the face of changing environmental and population pressures.

Donate today to join GoPro in supporting Crop Trust’s Seed Vault to safeguard crop diversity, forever: gopro.com/goproforacause/croptrust

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Animation and graphics by Uncle Ginger uncleginger.com/

TED Talks clips courtesy of TED conferences, LLC.

Additional footage provided by Getty Images and PBS Newshour.

Special Thanks to: Cary Fowler, Martin Fowler, Sarah Arno, Amy Goldman, The Crop Trust, Brian Lainoff, Mark Lainoff, & the Svalbard community.

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