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carbon sequestration

n
(Environmental Science) the prevention of greenhouse gas build-up in the earth's atmosphere by methods such as planting trees to absorb carbon dioxide or pumping carbon dioxide into underground reservoirs
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The collective Founding Circle and Legacy Partner members represent a diverse cross-section of the agricultural supply chain and seek to advance the development of a market-based approach to promoting land stewardship to build healthy soils, soil carbon sequestration and water conservation on the globe's working lands.
The current situation demonstrates that the implementation of forest carbon sequestration projects is still one of the effective measures for China and other developing countries to reduce the effects of climate change (Li et al.
Under this research program, Saudi Aramco will introduce new fuel formulations that support its leading gasoline-ignition combustion technology and will develop carbon sequestration techniques to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Even if Europe's forests are managed in such a way that their carbon sequestration is maximised it will not impact the climate significantly.
Seventy-five percent of carbon in forests is stored in the soil, and the carbon sequestration process that occurs in forests is fundamental to greenhouse gas mitigation.
LAHORE -- A project, first of its kind in Pakistan, based 'commercial forestry' geared to bring under forest cover some 90,077 acres land in south Punjab would be initiated under public-private partnership which would have the potential to address climate change through massive carbon sequestration .
Tahir Rasheed further informed regarding the socio-economic and environmental benefits of SPFC's initiative, including but not limited to the afforestation of 40 million trees, carbon sequestration of 35 million tons, 15,000 green jobs, 25% of SPFC's share to comprise indigenous tree species which will be conserved during the project duration, circulation of Rs240 billion in the economy and the government to earn Rs20 billion through the project.
This stable pool of carbon therefore is more representative of stable carbon sequestration in the soil.
CSP also encourages the adoption of technologies and new management techniques such as precision agriculture applications, on-site carbon storage and planting for high carbon sequestration rate, and new soil amendments to improve water quality.
Estimation of above-ground biomass (AGB) is important for forest resource inventory, natural resource management and environmental services such as estimation of carbon sequestration. Objective of this study was to estimate AGB of citrus trees using a non-destructive method and quantify carbon pools of citrus acreage in Pakistan.
Saudi Arabia's Sabic, a global leader in diversified chemicals, hosted the regional meeting of the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum for the Middle East and South Africa at the Sabic Academy in Riyadh on October 25 and 26.