Doomsday Seed Vault Commits To $13 million In Upgrades

Feb 28, 2018

The “doomsday seed vault,” as it’s colloquially known, was built a decade ago in Norway. It's purpose is to outlast nuclear war, global warming, and whatever other manmade disasters might beset our species.Climate change, though, has proven to be predictably problematic. The Svalbard Global Seed Vault may be less fortified than once thought.Now, the Norwegian government has proposed a plan to invest about $12.7 million dollars to upgrade the Svalbard Global Seed Vault.