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One seed at a time, protecting the future of food: Cary Fowler on TED.com

The varieties of wheat, corn and rice we grow today may not thrive in a future threatened by climate change. Cary Fowler takes us inside a vast global seed bank, buried within a frozen mountain in Norway, that stores a diverse group of food-crop for whatever tomorrow may bring. (Recorded at TEDGlobal 2009, in Oxford, England. Duration: 17:08)

Watch Cary Fowler’s talk on TED.com, where you can download this TEDTalk, rate it, comment on it and find other talks and performances from our archive of 500 TEDTalks.

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