From Little Frozen Acorns Grow

Norway opened a vault built deep within an Arctic mountain to store millions of seeds from around the world in case they’re needed after a war, natural disaster, or the Burpee order was placed too late and it’s time to plant the crops. European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso called it “a frozen Garden of Eden.” Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg referred to it as “the Noah’s Ark for securing biological diversity.” President Bush said it’s “the Jonah and the Whale of safety deposit boxes. Hey, do you have any sunflower seeds here I can eat?”

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