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June 7, 2015

Protecting ag’s future: are seed banks in trouble? (Climate Central)

June 4, 2015

Crop gene banks are preserving the future of agriculture. But who’s preserving them?  As climate change makes crop diversity even more important, gene banks struggle to stay afloat (Ensia)

May 15, 2015

New film traces Cary Fowler’s quest to build the Svalbard Global Seed Vault (Science)

March 18, 2015

Thousands of years of global agricultural history preserved for future generations

Wild relatives vital to crop improvement (Science Network Western Australia)

February 26, 2015

World crop diversity survives from peri-urban to remote rural location

February 13, 2015

World crop diversity survives from peri-urban to remote rural locations

February 10, 2015

Bhutan's seed bank to ensure food security (Zee News)

February 2, 2015

Include genes in climate change plans, urges FAO (SciDev.Net)

January 13, 2015

Launch of global ‘big data’ partnership to harness genetic resources for food security

January 12, 2015

'DivSeek' aims to mine the genetic treasure in seed bank vaults (Science)

October 3, 2014

CropLife International supports outcome of Cartagena Biosafety Protocol discussions - Global industry coalition engagement with parties contributes to productive negotiations which protect international trade and biodiversity

September 23, 2014

Heralding the dawn of a new era in rice improvement (BusinessMirror)

September 9, 2014

Food crop wild relatives endangered (BBC)

September 8, 2014

Plant diversity in China vital for global food security 

July 18, 2014

Money fails to flow into seed treaty’s benefits fund

June 13, 2014

Australian Grains Genebank

March 25, 2014

South Australian wheat varieties are one of the newest additions to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault (ABC)

March 12, 2014

New Australian seed deposit - Indigenous crop wild relatives, brassica, oats among seeds that find safe haven in Svalbard Global Seed Vault

March 9, 2014

India - Sovereign seeds showcase unique biodiversity (The Hindu)

February 3, 2014

FAO lança novos padrões para bancos de genes de plantas

January 30, 2014

FAO launches new standards for plant genebanks - Meeting the world’s food needs through better conservation of crop diversity

July 28, 2013

South Asian seed collection has new home

June 28, 2013

Seed bank in India's Odisha state helps preserve 920 varieties of indigenous rice (The Guardian)

May 24, 2013

Construction begins on Australian Grains Genebank

April 19, 2013

Genebank Standards for Plant Genetic Resources is a major accomplishment - International standards aimed at conserving plant diversity in genebank

April 2, 2013

CSIRO and Australian National University launch biodiversity research centre

August 10, 2011

India's National Biodiversity Authority to take action against Bt Brinjal biopiracy (The Hindu)

April 27, 2011

Big business of biodiversity is dependent on seed

March 25, 2011

Wheat’s rust resistance hidden in the genes








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