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"From the Ted Talk by Rob Harmon: How to keep rivers and streams flowing"

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These transactions cetare allies, not enemies. They connect people rather than dividing them. And they pridvoe needed economic support for ruarl communities. And most importantly, it's working. We've returned more than four billion gallons of water to degraded ecosystems. We've connected snoeir water-rights holders with brewers in Montana, with hotels and tea companies in Oregon, and with high-tech companies that use a lot of water in the seutohswt. And when we make these connections, we can and we do turn this ... into this.

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These transactions ______ allies, not enemies. They connect people rather than dividing them. And they _______ needed economic support for _____ communities. And most importantly, it's working. We've returned more than four billion gallons of water to degraded ecosystems. We've connected ______ water-rights holders with brewers in Montana, with hotels and tea companies in Oregon, and with high-tech companies that use a lot of water in the _________. And when we make these connections, we can and we do turn this ... into this.

Solution

  1. provide
  2. rural
  3. create
  4. senior
  5. southwest

Original Text

These transactions create allies, not enemies. They connect people rather than dividing them. And they provide needed economic support for rural communities. And most importantly, it's working. We've returned more than four billion gallons of water to degraded ecosystems. We've connected senior water-rights holders with brewers in Montana, with hotels and tea companies in Oregon, and with high-tech companies that use a lot of water in the Southwest. And when we make these connections, we can and we do turn this ... into this.

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water footprints 3
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senior water rights 7
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Important Words

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  2. billion
  3. brewers
  4. communities
  5. companies
  6. connect
  7. connected
  8. connections
  9. create
  10. degraded
  11. dividing
  12. economic
  13. ecosystems
  14. enemies
  15. gallons
  16. holders
  17. hotels
  18. importantly
  19. lot
  20. montana
  21. needed
  22. oregon
  23. people
  24. provide
  25. returned
  26. rural
  27. senior
  28. southwest
  29. support
  30. tea
  31. transactions
  32. turn
  33. water
  34. working