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From the Ted Talk "Naoko Ishii: An economic case for protecting the planet"

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Open Cloze

Let's take the example of the food system. Food __________ is currently responsible for one quarter of greenhouse gas emissions. It is also a main ____ of the world's _____ _________. In ____, 70 percent of today's water is used to grow crops. Vast areas of tropical forest are used for agriculture. This deforestation drives extinction. In fact, we are losing species 1,000 times faster than the _______ rate. And on top of all of that bad news, one third of food produced today globally is not eaten. It's wasted.

Solution

  1. natural
  2. water
  3. production
  4. fact
  5. resources
  6. user

Original Text

Let's take the example of the food system. Food production is currently responsible for one quarter of greenhouse gas emissions. It is also a main user of the world's water resources. In fact, 70 percent of today's water is used to grow crops. Vast areas of tropical forest are used for agriculture. This deforestation drives extinction. In fact, we are losing species 1,000 times faster than the natural rate. And on top of all of that bad news, one third of food produced today globally is not eaten. It's wasted.

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global commons 20
food system 5
social contract 4
palm oil 3

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