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Carbon sequestration

Definition:

The removal and storage of carbon from the atmosphere in carbon sinks (such as oceans, forests or soils) through physical or biological processes, such as photosynthesis.

Humans have tried to increase carbon sequestration by growing new forests.

Source: GreenFacts

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The process of increasing the carbon content of a reservoir other than the atmosphere.

Source: MA  Glossary

Related words:

Carbon dioxide (CO2)

Translation(s):

Español: Captura de carbono
Français: Séquestration du carbone
Nederlands: Koolstofsequestratie

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