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September 29, 2008

Cary Fowler

Cary Fowler, who heads the Global Crop Diversity Trust, will be the Penny Stamps Lecturer for Thursday, October 2nd. The above video is a sneak peak of his work on the Svalbard Global Seed Bank in the Arctic from the CBS show, 60 minutes.

Dr. Fowler will be speaking to the importance of genetic diversity among crops in light of global climate change as well as his organization's fight to preserve the seed sources of genetic diversity. Find out more by following the links below:

Global Crop Diversity Trust

Svalbard Global Seed Bank Images

Pop! Tech Lecture given by Dr. Fowler

The London Guardian. "Svalbard's Giant Cold Store"

Posted by hthrlowe at September 29, 2008 08:03 AM


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