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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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If somebody could just unblock Connecticut's chi, I feel that we could have an ieltinifny better world. But I made this particular comment at a convention once of national parks officers, and this guy from notrh Carolina sidled up to me, he says, "You know, you oughtn't be so hard on your Connecticut, cause we here in North Carolina, we got 35,000 dams." So it's a ntaioanl eiedpmic, it's an international epidemic. And there are dams everywhere, and these are precisely the things that stop wild smaoln from reaching their spawning grounds.

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If somebody could just unblock Connecticut's chi, I feel that we could have an __________ better world. But I made this particular comment at a convention once of national parks officers, and this guy from _____ Carolina sidled up to me, he says, "You know, you oughtn't be so hard on your Connecticut, cause we here in North Carolina, we got 35,000 dams." So it's a ________ ________, it's an international epidemic. And there are dams everywhere, and these are precisely the things that stop wild ______ from reaching their spawning grounds.

Solution

  1. salmon
  2. epidemic
  3. national
  4. infinitely
  5. north

Original Text

If somebody could just unblock Connecticut's chi, I feel that we could have an infinitely better world. But I made this particular comment at a convention once of national parks officers, and this guy from North Carolina sidled up to me, he says, "You know, you oughtn't be so hard on your Connecticut, cause we here in North Carolina, we got 35,000 dams." So it's a national epidemic, it's an international epidemic. And there are dams everywhere, and these are precisely the things that stop wild salmon from reaching their spawning grounds.

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