Another Noah?

Check out the "Saving Seeds" episode of American Public Media's The Story:

Right now, all over the world, projects are underway to store seeds. Biodiversity has plummeted in the last 50 years, and scientists fear the effects of climate change. They worry we will lose varieties of apples, yams and many other fruits and vegetables. Cary Fowler is in charge of a global seed bank carved into a mountain in the Arctic.Alejandro Argumedo is collecting the over 1500 varieties of potatoes in his native Peru to store in that seed vault.

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You can listen to the show here.

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6 years 8 months ago
I believe there is a great potential for bi-partisan and pan-ideological ecumenism when it comes to food.... both far-right 'rugged individualist' fundamentalists and far-left 'rugged utopian commune living radicals are acquiring the similar lifestyle of off-grid, low impact, micro- or community farming that's being threatened by the Monsatos' of the world. I urge everyone to netflix and find "Food, inc." - a documentary on food that'll shock and provoke you no matter your politics or theology.
Kang Dole
6 years 8 months ago
If he is to be another Noah, he needs to concentrate on grape seed.

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