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ONLY 120 HOURS TO SAVE SVALBARD: Global competition/exhibit by students imagines wild world of societies and environments 100 years from now

Lured by the challenge of making a solitary person do something that creates a community in Svalbard 100 years from now, the 600 worldwide visionaries came up with themes grouped into concepts such as helping humans limit/survive climate change, preserving the environment over people, artistry, infrastructure, Donald Trump and the post-apocalypse (no successive cause-effect implied for the latter two). And then out of 500 visionaries there’s the winning concept:

“AGATTACACTCTAACTG”

‘Preserve’ Pyramiden by destroying it – or just eliminate all the humans?

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A robot riding a roller coaster certainly qualifies as a “radical idea” for preserving the long-abandoned mining settlement of Pyramiden