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

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This guy's measuring the water that this leaves in the stream. We then take the measured wtear, we divide it into thousand-gallon increments. Each increment gets a serial number and a catifrtecie, and then the bweerrs and others buy those certificates as a way to reurtn water to these degaredd ecosystems. The brewers pay to restore water to the stream. It provides a simple, inexpensive and measurable way to return water to these degraded ecosystems, while giving faermrs an economic choice and giving businesses concerned about their water footprints an easy way to deal with them.

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This guy's measuring the water that this leaves in the stream. We then take the measured _____, we divide it into thousand-gallon increments. Each increment gets a serial number and a ___________, and then the _______ and others buy those certificates as a way to ______ water to these ________ ecosystems. The brewers pay to restore water to the stream. It provides a simple, inexpensive and measurable way to return water to these degraded ecosystems, while giving _______ an economic choice and giving businesses concerned about their water footprints an easy way to deal with them.

Solution

  1. return
  2. farmers
  3. brewers
  4. water
  5. degraded
  6. certificate

Original Text

This guy's measuring the water that this leaves in the stream. We then take the measured water, we divide it into thousand-gallon increments. Each increment gets a serial number and a certificate, and then the brewers and others buy those certificates as a way to return water to these degraded ecosystems. The brewers pay to restore water to the stream. It provides a simple, inexpensive and measurable way to return water to these degraded ecosystems, while giving farmers an economic choice and giving businesses concerned about their water footprints an easy way to deal with them.

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Important Words

  1. brewers
  2. businesses
  3. buy
  4. certificate
  5. certificates
  6. choice
  7. concerned
  8. deal
  9. degraded
  10. divide
  11. easy
  12. economic
  13. ecosystems
  14. farmers
  15. footprints
  16. giving
  17. increment
  18. increments
  19. inexpensive
  20. leaves
  21. measurable
  22. measured
  23. measuring
  24. number
  25. pay
  26. restore
  27. return
  28. serial
  29. simple
  30. stream
  31. water