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Nature helps to remove carbon from the atmosphere via photosynthesis.
  the process by which plants and other things make food (such as sugars) from carbon dioxide by using the energy of the sunlight
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  • Nature helps to remove carbon from the atmosphere via photosynthesis.
  • If we can utilize photosynthesis, we can eliminate our dependence on petroleum.
  • All of our food, in fact almost all life on earth, can be traced back to photosynthesis in plants.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore’s Dilemma
  • I know the difference between a raceme and a rhizome, I explicate photosynthesis, I can spell Scrofulariaciae.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye

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  • A medium worm (about 200 meters long) discharged into the atmosphere as much oxygen as ten square kilometers of green growing photosynthesis surface.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • Free oxygen was first formed by the photosynthesis of plants.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • The miracle of photosynthesis, the plant-and-animal cycle, is a closed cycle.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • We might start by talking about photosynthesis and wind up discussing the mating habits of spiders.
    Gaby Rodriguez  --  The Pregnancy Project
  • "Photosynthesis," Ella muttered.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • They do this through a process called photosynthesis.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore’s Dilemma

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  • In photosynthesis, plants use the energy of the sun (photo means light) to synthesize (make) food.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore’s Dilemma
  • All food begins with the process of photosynthesis.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore’s Dilemma
  • Oh yes, photosynthesis.
    Gaby Rodriguez  --  The Pregnancy Project
  • A median-viable planet with a low active-photosynthesis range.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • Thus the photosynthesis of plants also began, and in that way the atmosphere came to contain oxygen.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
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Associated words [difficulty]:   photosynthesis [7] , chlorophyll [7]
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