Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Carbon uptake via photosynthesis Carbon Soil Amendments Compost Biochar (?) Carbon sequestration is nothing but the long-term storage of carbon in plants, soils, geologic formations, and the ocean. It occurs both naturally and as a result of anthropogenic activities and typically refers to the storage of carbon that has the immediate potential to become carbon dioxide gas. Organic Matter Decomposition etc Roots Soil Carbon release carbon compounds
Recently there are growing concerns about climate change resulting from increased carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere.
The Kyoto Protocol under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change allows countries to receive credits for their carbon-sequestration activities in the area of land use, land-use change, and forestry as part of their obligations under the protocol PROTCOU
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