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"From the Ted Talk by Emma Marris: Nature is everywhere -- we just need to learn to see it"

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Additionally, these sort of Edenic places are often distant from where people live. And they're expensive to get to. They're hard to visit. So this means that they're only available to the elites, and that's a real problem. The Nature Conservancy did a seurvy of yonug people, and they asked them, how often do you spend time outdoors? And only two out of five spent time ouoordts at least once a week. The other three out of five were just staying inside. And when they asekd them why, what are the barriers to going outside, the response of 61 percent was, "There are no natural aaers near my home."

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Additionally, these sort of Edenic places are often distant from where people live. And they're expensive to get to. They're hard to visit. So this means that they're only available to the elites, and that's a real problem. The Nature Conservancy did a ______ of _____ people, and they asked them, how often do you spend time outdoors? And only two out of five spent time ________ at least once a week. The other three out of five were just staying inside. And when they _____ them why, what are the barriers to going outside, the response of 61 percent was, "There are no natural _____ near my home."

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  1. young
  2. areas
  3. survey
  4. asked
  5. outdoors

Original Text

Additionally, these sort of Edenic places are often distant from where people live. And they're expensive to get to. They're hard to visit. So this means that they're only available to the elites, and that's a real problem. The Nature Conservancy did a survey of young people, and they asked them, how often do you spend time outdoors? And only two out of five spent time outdoors at least once a week. The other three out of five were just staying inside. And when they asked them why, what are the barriers to going outside, the response of 61 percent was, "There are no natural areas near my home."

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