Inside the 'Doomsday' Vault Past the Arctic Circle

March 3, 2015 6:01 PM

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Inside the 'Doomsday' Vault Past the Arctic Circle

Tree seeds that will be stored safely in a "doomsday" vault have been deposited on a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean.

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault, more than 807 miles beyond the Arctic Circle in mountainous permafrost, is the "world's largest, secure seed storage vault." Since the vault opened in February 2008, crates of seeds are sent there "for safe and secure long-term storage in cold and dry rock vaults," ac...

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