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From the Ted Talk by Washington Wachira: For the love of birds

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Unfortunately, the story of brids is by far not perfect. They are faced by numerous challenges every day wherever they live. Top on the threats fincag birds is habitat loss and reduced food availability. Birds are also hunted, especially mrotairgy species and ducks that congregate in weatr bodies. Poisoning is happening to flocks that like to stick together, especially in places like rice schemes. Moreover, power lines are eneictcotulrg birds and wind farms are slicing birds when they fly through the bleads. Recently, we've heard the talk of climate change making a lot of headlines, and it's also affecting birds, because birds are being forced to migrate to better berdeing and feeding grounds because unfortunately where they used to live is no longer hbaltabie.

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Unfortunately, the story of _____ is by far not perfect. They are faced by numerous challenges every day wherever they live. Top on the threats ______ birds is habitat loss and reduced food availability. Birds are also hunted, especially _________ species and ducks that congregate in _____ bodies. Poisoning is happening to flocks that like to stick together, especially in places like rice schemes. Moreover, power lines are _____________ birds and wind farms are slicing birds when they fly through the ______. Recently, we've heard the talk of climate change making a lot of headlines, and it's also affecting birds, because birds are being forced to migrate to better ________ and feeding grounds because unfortunately where they used to live is no longer _________.

Solution

  1. water
  2. habitable
  3. migratory
  4. birds
  5. blades
  6. breeding
  7. facing
  8. electrocuting

Original Text

Unfortunately, the story of birds is by far not perfect. They are faced by numerous challenges every day wherever they live. Top on the threats facing birds is habitat loss and reduced food availability. Birds are also hunted, especially migratory species and ducks that congregate in water bodies. Poisoning is happening to flocks that like to stick together, especially in places like rice schemes. Moreover, power lines are electrocuting birds and wind farms are slicing birds when they fly through the blades. Recently, we've heard the talk of climate change making a lot of headlines, and it's also affecting birds, because birds are being forced to migrate to better breeding and feeding grounds because unfortunately where they used to live is no longer habitable.

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