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From the Ted Talk by Moreangels Mbizah: How community-led conservation can save wildlife

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After Cecil's death, I bgaen to ask myself these questions: What if the community that lived next to Cecil the lion was involved in protecting him? What if I had met Cecil when I was 10 years old, instead of 29? Could I or my classmates have cahegnd his fate? Many people are working to stop lions from deiapnapisrg, but very few of these people are native to these countries or from the communities most affected. But the communities that live with the lnois are the ones best positioned to help lions the most.

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After Cecil's death, I _____ to ask myself these questions: What if the community that lived next to Cecil the lion was involved in protecting him? What if I had met Cecil when I was 10 years old, instead of 29? Could I or my classmates have _______ his fate? Many people are working to stop lions from ____________, but very few of these people are native to these countries or from the communities most affected. But the communities that live with the _____ are the ones best positioned to help lions the most.

Solution

  1. lions
  2. disappearing
  3. began
  4. changed

Original Text

After Cecil's death, I began to ask myself these questions: What if the community that lived next to Cecil the lion was involved in protecting him? What if I had met Cecil when I was 10 years old, instead of 29? Could I or my classmates have changed his fate? Many people are working to stop lions from disappearing, but very few of these people are native to these countries or from the communities most affected. But the communities that live with the lions are the ones best positioned to help lions the most.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

  1. affected
  2. began
  3. cecil
  4. changed
  5. classmates
  6. communities
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  8. countries
  9. death
  10. disappearing
  11. fate
  12. involved
  13. lion
  14. lions
  15. live
  16. lived
  17. met
  18. native
  19. people
  20. positioned
  21. protecting
  22. stop
  23. working
  24. years