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  1. The Centrality of Seed: Building Agricultural Resilience Through Plant Breeding
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2016
    Five of the global issues most frequently debated today are the decline of biodiversity in general and of agrobiodiversity in particular, climate change, hunger and malnutrition, poverty and water. Seed is central to all five issues. The way in which seed is produced has been arguably their major cause. But it can also be the solution to all these issues.
  2. The fruits of protest
    Russia has shelved plans to break up the historic Pavlovsk seed bank

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
    The Pavlovsk open air seedbank in St. Petersburg maintains 12,000 species of fruit trees, berries, and flowers. Plans to auction off the land have been placed on hold after protests.
  3. Ryan Reynolds and a host of other Canadian celebrities have joined forces to protect nature
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    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    Ryan Reynolds, Jason Priestley, William Shatner and Rachel Blanchard, star in A Force for Nature - a 30 minute television journey through some of our most magnificent but threatened landscapes.
  4. World's conservation hopes rest on Ecuador's revolutionary Yasuni model
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    A plan to preserve the most biodiverse region on Earth from oil exploitation has put Yasuni national park at the frontline of a global battle between living systems and fossil fuels. But enthusiasm is cooling and this bold project may now be at as much at risk as the wildlife itself.

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