See Sovereignty, Native American See-Savers, and the Svalbard Vault: The Epistemology of Germplasm as Property
31 Pages Posted: 22 Aug 2014
Date Written: August 22, 2014
Seeds are the essence of life. Without their varied yields, the earth would lack agriculture, livestock, food systems, and ecological stability. In all shapes, sizes, and distributions, seeds are genetic powerhouses that store life's codes; they are as foundational a resource as the water and soil that nourish them. Nonetheless, mounting evidence demonstrates steady erosion of the see biodiversity necessary for viable food systems (FAO 2010, 2013).
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