A vault storing precious seeds has over one million varieties. The Global Seed Vault is buried in an mountain in the Circle. It opened ten years ago to protect the world's food . Climate and droughts are threatening species of plants. The vault holds back-ups of seeds from the world's seed banks. A at the Crop Trust said: "Hitting the million is really significant."
Vault workers are to reach the million mark. The in Syria meant there were 90,000 seeds at the vault. The delivery included cereals and unusual crops like the onion potato. There were also seeds from drought tolerant plants. The Crop Trust said protecting the seeds means, "scientists will have the chance of developing and -resilient crops can ensure generations don't just survive, but thrive".