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sequestration

the forcible removal of goods and possessions, and, as used by FOUCAULT (1975), the enforced deprivation of personal liberty by the state in modern societies within specialized forms of CARCERAL ORGANIZATION.

Sequestration

 

in bourgeois civil law, a prohibition or limitation imposed by the state in the state’s interest on the use of some property, for example, explosives, narcotics, or poisons.

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Steiner said that scientists estimate biochar from agriculture and forestry residues can potentially sequester billions of tons of carbon in the world's soils.