On the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen in the freezing cold of the Arctic Ocean, hundreds of thousands of seed samples are stored in a concrete bunker. They are supposed to guarantee the survival of agriculture and thus the survival of mankind.

“The Seed Vault” introduces us to Cary Fowler, a scientist who’s very passionate about his job. He gives us an understanding of the immense importance of crop diversity for the survival of our species.

Target audience: everyone interested in biodiversity and/or agriculture

Our age recommendation: 12

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