Chapter 16
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Preparing for Change

In Seeds on Ice, Memphis native Cary Fowler explains the need for a global seed vault

seeds-on-ice-front-coverCary Fowler is the driving force behind the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, a storehouse of genetic diversity located beneath the icy landscape of northernmost Norway. In Seeds on Ice, Fowler explains how the vault came to be and offers a virtual visit to its Arctic home via photographs by Mari Tefre. Fowler will appear at The Booksellers at Laurelwood in Memphis on December 10.

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