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"From the Ted Talk by Dianna Cohen: Tough truths about plastic pollution"

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So in looking at that, I also realized that I was really angry. I wasn't just concerned about plastic that you're trying to iainmge out in the middle of the Pacific Ocean — of which I have learned there are now 11 gyres, potentially, of plastic in five major oceans in the world. It's not just that gyre of plastic that I'm concerned about — it's the gyre of ptlasic in the supermarket. I'd go to the supermarket and all of my food is packaged in plastic. All of my bvgraeees are packaged in plastic, even at the hltaeh food market. I'm also cocenrned about the plastic in the refrigerator, and I'm concerned about the plastic and the toxins that leach from plastic into us and into our bodies.

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So in looking at that, I also realized that I was really angry. I wasn't just concerned about plastic that you're trying to _______ out in the middle of the Pacific Ocean — of which I have learned there are now 11 gyres, potentially, of plastic in five major oceans in the world. It's not just that gyre of plastic that I'm concerned about — it's the gyre of _______ in the supermarket. I'd go to the supermarket and all of my food is packaged in plastic. All of my _________ are packaged in plastic, even at the ______ food market. I'm also _________ about the plastic in the refrigerator, and I'm concerned about the plastic and the toxins that leach from plastic into us and into our bodies.

Solution

  1. health
  2. beverages
  3. imagine
  4. plastic
  5. concerned

Original Text

So in looking at that, I also realized that I was really angry. I wasn't just concerned about plastic that you're trying to imagine out in the middle of the Pacific Ocean — of which I have learned there are now 11 gyres, potentially, of plastic in five major oceans in the world. It's not just that gyre of plastic that I'm concerned about — it's the gyre of plastic in the supermarket. I'd go to the supermarket and all of my food is packaged in plastic. All of my beverages are packaged in plastic, even at the health food market. I'm also concerned about the plastic in the refrigerator, and I'm concerned about the plastic and the toxins that leach from plastic into us and into our bodies.

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plastic pollution 3
marine environment 3
glass bottle 3

Important Words

  1. angry
  2. beverages
  3. bodies
  4. concerned
  5. food
  6. gyre
  7. gyres
  8. health
  9. imagine
  10. leach
  11. learned
  12. major
  13. market
  14. middle
  15. ocean
  16. oceans
  17. pacific
  18. packaged
  19. plastic
  20. potentially
  21. realized
  22. refrigerator
  23. supermarket
  24. toxins
  25. world