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From the Ted Talk "George Monbiot: For more wonder, rewild the world"

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Trophic cascades tell us that the natural world is even more fascinating and complex than we thought it was. They tell us that when you take away the egral animals, you are left with a radically different ecosystem to one which retains its large animals. And they make, in my view, a reouwflp aecs for the reintroduction of missing species. Rewilding, to me, means bringing back some of the missing plants and anmisal. It means taking down the fences, it means blocking the drainage ditches, it neasm preventing commercial fishing in some large areas of sea, but otherwise stepping back. It has no view as to what a right ecosystem or a right assemblage of epscesi looks like. It doesn't try to produce a heath or a meadow or a rain forest or a kelp garden or a coral eefr. It lest nature decide, and nature, by and large, is pretty good at deciding.

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Trophic cascades tell us that the natural world is even more fascinating and complex than we thought it was. They tell us that when you take away the _____ animals, you are left with a radically different ecosystem to one which retains its large animals. And they make, in my view, a ________ ____ for the reintroduction of missing species. Rewilding, to me, means bringing back some of the missing plants and _______. It means taking down the fences, it means blocking the drainage ditches, it _____ preventing commercial fishing in some large areas of sea, but otherwise stepping back. It has no view as to what a right ecosystem or a right assemblage of _______ looks like. It doesn't try to produce a heath or a meadow or a rain forest or a kelp garden or a coral ____. It ____ nature decide, and nature, by and large, is pretty good at deciding.

Solution

  1. case
  2. animals
  3. means
  4. powerful
  5. large
  6. lets
  7. reef
  8. species

Original Text

Trophic cascades tell us that the natural world is even more fascinating and complex than we thought it was. They tell us that when you take away the large animals, you are left with a radically different ecosystem to one which retains its large animals. And they make, in my view, a powerful case for the reintroduction of missing species. Rewilding, to me, means bringing back some of the missing plants and animals. It means taking down the fences, it means blocking the drainage ditches, it means preventing commercial fishing in some large areas of sea, but otherwise stepping back. It has no view as to what a right ecosystem or a right assemblage of species looks like. It doesn't try to produce a heath or a meadow or a rain forest or a kelp garden or a coral reef. It lets nature decide, and nature, by and large, is pretty good at deciding.

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Important Words

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  3. assemblage
  4. blocking
  5. bringing
  6. cascades
  7. case
  8. commercial
  9. complex
  10. coral
  11. decide
  12. deciding
  13. ditches
  14. drainage
  15. ecosystem
  16. fascinating
  17. fences
  18. fishing
  19. forest
  20. garden
  21. good
  22. heath
  23. kelp
  24. large
  25. left
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  27. meadow
  28. means
  29. missing
  30. natural
  31. nature
  32. plants
  33. powerful
  34. pretty
  35. preventing
  36. produce
  37. radically
  38. rain
  39. reef
  40. reintroduction
  41. retains
  42. rewilding
  43. sea
  44. species
  45. stepping
  46. thought
  47. trophic
  48. view
  49. world