Morocco has a doomsday seed vault. We stepped inside.

Deep in the drylands of Morocco, a hidden vault holds the seeds that could save humanity.
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Climate change is changing our planet in tangible ways. Wildfires are blazing across the American West with unusual extremity, sea levels are rising at unprecedented rates, and some countries are recording their hottest summers on record.

What remains to be seen is how climate change will affect the future of the global food supply.

That’s why scientists in Morocco are building one of the world’s largest collections of seeds — a vault that may hold the key to future-proofing crop production and, potentially, our survival.

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