A physical backup of the world’s most widely used open-source software is being expanded in a disused mine on the Arctic island of Spitsbergen. The code is stored as QR codes on reels of film designed to last 1000 years.
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The Svalbard Global Seed Vault, located on the Norwegian Island of Spitsbergen, houses the world's largest seed collection. Known as the ‘Doomsday vault’, it’s designed to protect the Earth’s crops and plants in the event of a global crisis. (Image: Miksu)
This is what it's like inside the Global Seed Vault in Spitsbergen, Norway
The journey took her from Spitsbergen, the largest island of the Svalbard archipelago, which sits between mainland Norway and the North Pole, all the way to Ellesmere Island, Canada, according to research:
Researchers from Norway's Polar Institute released a young female fox into the wild on the east coast of Spitsbergen. The fox has been tracked via GPS device... and delivered quite the results by walking more than 3,500km in just 76 days!