LA Times Book of the Week!
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"An extraordinary book - in equal measure fascinating, beautiful, and haunting."
- Bill McKibben, author of Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet
"Seeds on ice ... offers a glimpse into what has become the world's most crucial agrarian library."
- GOOD Magazine
"There's a simple faith in a seed that these words and images convey that is beautiful."
- John Seabrook, The New Yorker, author of the song machine
Seeds on ice "can be your introduction to an extraordinary, farsighted venture."
- The Washington post
"Seeds on Ice introduces readers to our most precious culinary resource - the Svalbard Global Seed Vault - and our most urgent challenge as eaters: protecting crop diversity for the future of food."
- Dan barber, chef of blue hill and author of the third plate: the future of food
"For those of us struggling to keep the planet from cracking, it's a great comfort to know all about this project."
- Elizabeth Kolbert, author of The Sixth Extinction
A "fascinating look at a place few of us would otherwise visit."
- Discover Magazine