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"From the Ted Talk by Paul Greenberg: The four fish we're overeating -- and what to eat instead"

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Well, we could also try to grow tuna but tuna is a spectacularly bad amianl for aquaculture. Many plpoee don't know this but tuna are warm-blooded. They can heat their bodies 20 degrees above ambient trrpueetame, they can swim at over 40 miles an hour. So that pterty much eliminates all the advantages of farming a fish, right? A farmed fish is — or a fish is cold-blooded, it doesn't move too much. That's a great thing for growing protein. But if you've got this crzay, wild creature that swims at 40 miles an hour and heats its blood — not a great cnaitddae for aquaculture.

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Well, we could also try to grow tuna but tuna is a spectacularly bad ______ for aquaculture. Many ______ don't know this but tuna are warm-blooded. They can heat their bodies 20 degrees above ambient ___________, they can swim at over 40 miles an hour. So that ______ much eliminates all the advantages of farming a fish, right? A farmed fish is — or a fish is cold-blooded, it doesn't move too much. That's a great thing for growing protein. But if you've got this _____, wild creature that swims at 40 miles an hour and heats its blood — not a great _________ for aquaculture.

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  1. crazy
  2. temperature
  3. candidate
  4. animal
  5. people
  6. pretty

Original Text

Well, we could also try to grow tuna but tuna is a spectacularly bad animal for aquaculture. Many people don't know this but tuna are warm-blooded. They can heat their bodies 20 degrees above ambient temperature, they can swim at over 40 miles an hour. So that pretty much eliminates all the advantages of farming a fish, right? A farmed fish is — or a fish is cold-blooded, it doesn't move too much. That's a great thing for growing protein. But if you've got this crazy, wild creature that swims at 40 miles an hour and heats its blood — not a great candidate for aquaculture.

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fish sandwich 4
world war 3
war ii 3
north carolina 3
consumed seafood 3

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million metric tons 4
world war ii 3

Important Words

  1. advantages
  2. ambient
  3. animal
  4. aquaculture
  5. bad
  6. blood
  7. bodies
  8. candidate
  9. crazy
  10. creature
  11. degrees
  12. eliminates
  13. farmed
  14. farming
  15. fish
  16. great
  17. grow
  18. growing
  19. heat
  20. heats
  21. hour
  22. miles
  23. move
  24. people
  25. pretty
  26. protein
  27. spectacularly
  28. swim
  29. swims
  30. temperature
  31. tuna
  32. wild