Thursday, February 28, 2008
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
A vast underground vault storing millions of seeds from around the world has opened in a mountain on a remote island near the Arctic Ocean.
Dubbed the "Doomsday Vault," the seed bank is considered the ultimate safety net for the world's seed collections, protecting them from a wide range of threats including war, natural disasters, lack of funding or simply poor agricultural management.
The Norwegian government paid to build the vault in a mountainside near Longyearbyen, in the remote Svalbard islands between Norway and the North Pole. Building began last year, and the vault opened officially Tuesday.
Monday, February 18, 2008
Friday, February 15, 2008
Though sure, I'll still ramble on about other things from time to time.
So here's something brand new (though actually based on a drawing I did eight years ago)--a small preview of the story I'm currently working on, "The Big Black"--