Food crops from around the globe are protected from catastrophe in the world’s largest secure seed storage facility, the Global Seed Vault in Svalbard. But something recently went wrong.
Nearly a century ago, Martha Phillips Gilson published “A Woman’s Winter on Spitsbergen” in National Geographic. She discovered five secrets about this mysterious land of ice and isolation.
According to a number of reputable authors (and that number is two), travel is hazardous to the mind and body, overrated as a spiritual and intellectual pursuit, and entirely unnecessary.