Bill Gates & GMO giants "Doomsday Seed Vault" in the Arctic

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Bill Gates, Rockefeller and the GMO giants know something we don’t...

No project is more interesting at the moment than a curious project in one of the world’s most remote spots, Svalbard. Bill Gates is investing millions in a seed bank on the Barents Sea near the Arctic Ocean, some 1,100 kilometers from the North Pole. Svalbard is a barren piece of rock claimed by Norway and ceded in 1925 by international treaty

On this God-forsaken island Bill Gates is investing tens of his millions along with the Rockefeller Foundation, Monsanto Corporation, Syngenta Foundation and the Government of Norway, among others, in what is called the ‘doomsday seed bank.’ Officially the project is named the Svalbard Global Seed Vault on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, part of the Svalbard island group.

"Doomsday Seed Vault" in the Arctic

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Well, it's true that seed is being patented...from all plants. Their genetic make-up being claimed by Monsanto. Seed grown for generations is falling into the hands of Monsanto. Can't plant them without permission. They pull them and promote engineered strains requiring huge inputs of fertilizer/water/chemicals. It creates a large market for fertilizers/chemicals.

Rather than strain diversity, a narrower and narrower range is being planted all the time.

If a disease develops that attacks our single strain agriculture, a repeat of the Irish Potato Famine, perhaps in grains, could become global.

Seed banks would be crucial to restoring what once was. over a period of years. A diversity of strains. once again..some of which would have immunity to new disease..

A Global Famine would make the Irish Famine (brought about by a disease attacking potatoes) look like a food glut.

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