A good antidote against grey days.
One of the samples that we’d rescue from Svalbard in the event of a doomsday scenario or a zombie apocalypse would be ginkgo seeds. Because with them we’d retrieve a priceless piece of history. They’re so old that some of their solidified leaves have been found in sediments dating from 270 million years ago. The tree they come from is highly unusual, because it doesn’t have relatives and forms its own genus, order and family. In China, it’s linked to wisdom and can live for up to 1,500 years. Past, present and future on your ears. Could there be anything else Coolest in Town?