This Is The Safest Place On Earth. Here’s Why

The difficult question arises as to which is the safest place on Earth? But A special vault has been built in the Arctic that has been safe from natural disasters like hurricanes, floods, earthquakes etc AND this special vault store thousands of seeds, as scientists fear the impact of climate change and prolonged conflicts could have devastating consequences on food crops around the world.

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is a secure seed bank on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen near Longyearbyen in the remote Arctic Svalbard archipelago, about 1,300 kilometres (810 mi) from the North Pole.


 Safest Place On Earth


The geographically stable ‘Svalbard Global Seed Vault’ which is 130 meters above sea-level to insure against the loss of seeds in other genebanks during large-scale regional or global crises. .


The seed vault is managed under terms spelled out in a tripartite agreement between the Norwegian government, the Global Crop Diversity Trust (GCDT) and the Nordic Genetic Resource Center (NordGen).

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