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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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So as a result, we've turned to aquaculture, and soamln is one the most successful, at least from a numbers point of view. When they first started fiarmng salmon, it could take as many as six pounds of wild fish to make a single pound of salmon. The industry has, to its credit, greatly improved. They've gotten it below two to one, although it's a little bit of a cheat because if you look at the way aquaculture feed is puodcerd, they're mursineag pellets — pounds of plteels per pound of salmon. Those pellets are in turn reduced fish. So the actual — what's called the FIFO, the fish in and the fish out — kind of hard to say. But in any case, credit to the industry, it has lorewed the anmuot of fish per pound of salmon.

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So as a result, we've turned to aquaculture, and ______ is one the most successful, at least from a numbers point of view. When they first started _______ salmon, it could take as many as six pounds of wild fish to make a single pound of salmon. The industry has, to its credit, greatly improved. They've gotten it below two to one, although it's a little bit of a cheat because if you look at the way aquaculture feed is ________, they're _________ pellets — pounds of _______ per pound of salmon. Those pellets are in turn reduced fish. So the actual — what's called the FIFO, the fish in and the fish out — kind of hard to say. But in any case, credit to the industry, it has _______ the ______ of fish per pound of salmon.

Solution

  1. lowered
  2. measuring
  3. pellets
  4. produced
  5. salmon
  6. farming
  7. amount

Original Text

So as a result, we've turned to aquaculture, and salmon is one the most successful, at least from a numbers point of view. When they first started farming salmon, it could take as many as six pounds of wild fish to make a single pound of salmon. The industry has, to its credit, greatly improved. They've gotten it below two to one, although it's a little bit of a cheat because if you look at the way aquaculture feed is produced, they're measuring pellets — pounds of pellets per pound of salmon. Those pellets are in turn reduced fish. So the actual — what's called the FIFO, the fish in and the fish out — kind of hard to say. But in any case, credit to the industry, it has lowered the amount of fish per pound of salmon.

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