Svalbard Global Seed Vault — A backup of the world on the Norwegian Archipelago

American photographer James Rajotte went on the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard Arctic to photograph Svalbard Global Seed Vault.

The first stone in the foundation of the project, designed to save the seeds from global catastrophes, laid Norwegian Prime Ministers of Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Iceland in 2006. Structure in settlement Longyearbyen is at a depth of 120 meters and can store 4.5 million crop varieties. Currently in Svalbard – more than 860,000 samples from almost every country in the world. Seeds are packaged in special three-layer foil bags and kept in cold storage at -18 C.

Svalbard Global Seed Vault — The world's largest secure seed storage

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The Beauty of the Norwegian fjords and British photographer Paul Edmunson

British photographer Paul Edmundson moved to Norway at the age of 16 years, fell in love with the beauty of the picturesque north of the country. His love is embodied in the beautiful pictures that we offer you to look at.

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Sheer cliff evokes feelings of anxiety, which is smoothed thanks to the soothing calm azure waters of the fjord in the background.

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