Speaker

Cary Fowler

Agriculturist

Dr. Fowler is perhaps best known as the "father" of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, described by former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as an "inspirational symbol of peace and food security for the entire humanity."

His career in the conservation and use of crop diversity spans 30 years.

He has been profiled in various major media - The New Yorker, CBS 60 Minutes, New Scientist and Wired Magazine - is the subject of an award-winning feature-length documentary film, 'Seeds of Time', is the author of several books on the subject of plant genetic resources and has more than 75 articles on the topic in agriculture, law, and development journals.

He is currently Chair of the International Advisory Council of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault and Executive Director of the Global Crop Diversity Trust.

Talks

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Noah's Ark For Seeds
Cary FowlerEnvironment
Cary tells the story of global crop diversity and the seed vault.
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