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The healthier the soil, the greater its capacity for carbon sequestration, and the greater the farm’s biodiversity, the healthier soil.

Sustainable, native lawns are better for soil health and carbon sequestration without the need for trees because they can trap large amounts of carbon just like trees do.

Planting more trees for carbon sequestration or crops for fuels will compete with growing food for an expanding global population.

If healthy forests are the safe, reliable way to sequester carbon, industrial carbon capture and sequestration is the opposite.

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To replace that income, the company is converting the 300,000 acres of forest it owns in the Tongass to carbon sequestration.

Then money for the DOD program was sidelined by the sequestration budget cuts mandated by Congress, Retsky was told.

He has also managed to trim costs in an era of sequestration.

He expects more cutbacks to Head Start when budget sequestration kicks in again in 2015.

In a nutshell: She screwed struggling North Carolinians by backing sequestration and the shutdown.

He is 100 percent opposed to derailing the American Dream by allowing sequestration to be tinkered with.

The fugitives had sufficient inducements to return to their hearths, without the fear of sequestration.

So the Ships were seized; held in sequestration, "till many of the cargoes (being perishable goods, some even fish) rotted."

Precisely in the same circumstances of idle and absurd sequestration stands the term polemic.

A more retired spot, a completer sequestration from the world of mart and highway, it would have been hard to find.

Bewildered, I signed and paid the Sequestration Commissioner out o' my buckskin pouch in hard coin.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sequestration, such as: aloneness, aloofness, blockade, concealment, desolation, and detachment.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.