Seed commons attacked (once again by private-capital ideology)

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Twelve Russian scientists famously chose to starve to death rather than eat the unique collection of seeds and plants they were protecting for humanity during the 900-day siege of Leningrad in the second world war. But the world's first global seed bank now faces destruction once more, to make way for a private housing estate.
Read on here.


Tricia said...

It's absolutely unbelievabe isn't it!!!

Wrong in so many ways..

sophie munns said...

hello... great to find my way to your blog.
I read this on Civil Eats blog from the US the other day and wanted to post on it... had not done so... so this is the prompt I needed.
look forward to reading more here...

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