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From the Ted Talk by Ralph Chami: What a living whale is worth -- and why the economy should protect nature

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Once we do that -- Notice what it is. It's a win for nature. It's a win for the economy. The government will make money because the geenvnmrot is going to get all that rveuene. It will change its fiscal stance. It will diversify its economy. It will grow in a sustainable way. It's a win for the enivmrnonet. It's a win for all of these creatures that have surfeefd so much at our hdans. It’s a win for this beautiful Earth of ours. As Carl Sagan once said, “The only Earth we’ll ever know. The only home we'll ever know." It's a win for us.

Open Cloze

Once we do that -- Notice what it is. It's a win for nature. It's a win for the economy. The government will make money because the __________ is going to get all that _______. It will change its fiscal stance. It will diversify its economy. It will grow in a sustainable way. It's a win for the ___________. It's a win for all of these creatures that have ________ so much at our _____. It’s a win for this beautiful Earth of ours. As Carl Sagan once said, “The only Earth we’ll ever know. The only home we'll ever know." It's a win for us.

Solution

  1. environment
  2. revenue
  3. government
  4. suffered
  5. hands

Original Text

Once we do that -- Notice what it is. It's a win for nature. It's a win for the economy. The government will make money because the government is going to get all that revenue. It will change its fiscal stance. It will diversify its economy. It will grow in a sustainable way. It's a win for the environment. It's a win for all of these creatures that have suffered so much at our hands. It’s a win for this beautiful Earth of ours. As Carl Sagan once said, “The only Earth we’ll ever know. The only home we'll ever know." It's a win for us.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
carbon dioxide 10
carbon sequestration 6
single whale 3
blue whales 2
financial economist 2
grab carbon 2
capture carbon 2
living whale 2
give birth 2
million dollars 2
good news 2
thriving nature 2
extractive view 2
regenerative view 2
legal framing 2
carbon offsets 2
carbon neutral 2

ngrams of length 3

collocation frequency
grab carbon dioxide 2

Important Words

  1. beautiful
  2. carl
  3. change
  4. creatures
  5. diversify
  6. earth
  7. economy
  8. environment
  9. fiscal
  10. government
  11. grow
  12. hands
  13. home
  14. money
  15. nature
  16. notice
  17. revenue
  18. sagan
  19. stance
  20. suffered
  21. sustainable
  22. win