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From the Ted Talk by The Nature Conservancy: An ingenious proposal for scaling up marine protection

Unscramble the Blue Letters

This scseucs is mainkg other governments take note. Many want to be part of this. There's an opportunity to sacle this up, dramatically. And fast. TNC has identified 20 more nations where such a plan should be possible. But to execute, they need seed capital. And to put in place local teams who can develop conservation plans, work with all the sldeehaokrts and srutucrte the deals. If they get the support they need over the next five years, they could protect four million square kilometers of ocean. That's 10 Germanies.

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This _______ is ______ other governments take note. Many want to be part of this. There's an opportunity to _____ this up, dramatically. And fast. TNC has identified 20 more nations where such a plan should be possible. But to execute, they need seed capital. And to put in place local teams who can develop conservation plans, work with all the ____________ and _________ the deals. If they get the support they need over the next five years, they could protect four million square kilometers of ocean. That's 10 Germanies.

Solution

  1. scale
  2. making
  3. structure
  4. stakeholders
  5. success

Original Text

This success is making other governments take note. Many want to be part of this. There's an opportunity to scale this up, dramatically. And fast. TNC has identified 20 more nations where such a plan should be possible. But to execute, they need seed capital. And to put in place local teams who can develop conservation plans, work with all the stakeholders and structure the deals. If they get the support they need over the next five years, they could protect four million square kilometers of ocean. That's 10 Germanies.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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protected areas 6
marine protected 5
nature conservancy 3
climate change 2
marine areas 2
coastal nations 2
ocean conservation 2
blue bonds 2
million dollars 2
conservation plan 2
square kilometers 2

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collocation frequency
marine protected areas 5

Important Words

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  2. conservation
  3. deals
  4. develop
  5. dramatically
  6. execute
  7. fast
  8. germanies
  9. governments
  10. identified
  11. kilometers
  12. local
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  15. nations
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  17. ocean
  18. opportunity
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  24. put
  25. scale
  26. seed
  27. square
  28. stakeholders
  29. structure
  30. success
  31. support
  32. teams
  33. tnc
  34. work
  35. years