Across Washington State, hydroelectric dams are blocking salmon as they migrate to their spawning grounds. Enter the salmon cannon. Ingrid Taylar/Flickr hide caption

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The Salmon Cannon: Easier Than Shooting Fish Out Of A Barrel

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The orchids that produce vanilla beans have no natural pollinators in Madagascar; the plant must be pollinated by hand — a labor-intensive process with little margin for error. Courtesy of Madécasse hide caption

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How Foster Farms Is Solving The Case Of The Mystery Salmonella

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Tractors sit on a sugarcane plantation on the land of a Guarani-Kaiowá indigenous community in Brazil, where Oxfam has alleged "land grabs" unfairly take land from the poor. The United Nations is drafting voluntary guidelines for "responsible investment in agriculture and food systems" in response to such concerns. Tatiana Cardeal/Courtesy of Oxfam hide caption

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What's on the menu at Tim Hortons? Coffee and doughnuts --” and also sandwiches and pastries. meddygarnet /Flickr hide caption

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Canadians Fret Merger With Burger King Will Change Tim Hortons

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Edibles available at LoDo Wellness Center, a retail marijuana and medical marijuana dispensary and grow facility in downtown Denver. Matthew Staver/Landov hide caption

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Colorado's Pot Brownies Now Come With Instructions

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Meat is displayed in a case at a grocery store in Miami in July. Pork and beef prices are up more than 11 percent since last summer. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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High Prices Aren't Scaring Consumers Away From The Meat Counter

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