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From the Ted Talk "Stephen Palumbi: Hidden toxins in the fish we eat"

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So what do you do? We have _____ problems in disrupted ecosystem flow that the _______ may not be working so well, that the flow from the base up into it is being blocked and _______. What do you do when you have this sort of disrupted flow? Well, there's a bunch of things you could do. You could call Joe the Plumber, for example. And he could come in and fix the flow. But in fact, if you look around the world, not only are there hope spots for where we may be able to fix problems, there have been places where ________ have been fixed, where people have come to grips with these issues and begun to turn them around. ________ is one of those.

Solution

  1. monterey
  2. major
  3. pyramid
  4. problems
  5. clogged

Original Text

So what do you do? We have major problems in disrupted ecosystem flow that the pyramid may not be working so well, that the flow from the base up into it is being blocked and clogged. What do you do when you have this sort of disrupted flow? Well, there's a bunch of things you could do. You could call Joe the Plumber, for example. And he could come in and fix the flow. But in fact, if you look around the world, not only are there hope spots for where we may be able to fix problems, there have been places where problems have been fixed, where people have come to grips with these issues and begun to turn them around. Monterey is one of those.

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collocation frequency
whale meat 10
styrofoam peanuts 5
food chain 5
shellfish poisoning 4
ocean pyramid 4
human health 4
huge load 4
monterey bay 3
dolphin meat 3

Important Words

  1. base
  2. begun
  3. blocked
  4. bunch
  5. call
  6. clogged
  7. disrupted
  8. ecosystem
  9. fact
  10. fix
  11. fixed
  12. flow
  13. grips
  14. hope
  15. issues
  16. joe
  17. major
  18. monterey
  19. people
  20. places
  21. plumber
  22. problems
  23. pyramid
  24. sort
  25. spots
  26. turn
  27. working
  28. world