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Carbon Biosequestration


The storage of carbon by plants, trees and other flora, which absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere while they grow, release oxygen, and store the carbon.


"Glossary and Abbreviations", Barnsley, Ingrid, United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) 2009, "UNUIAS Guide, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation in Developing Countries (REDD): A Guide for Indigenous Peoples." January 2009

Alternative definition

The process of removing carbon from the atmosphere and depositing it in a reservoir.