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Cars line up to head into the United States (left) and into Canada (right) adjacent to Boundary Bay at a border crossing at Blaine, Wash., in 2009. A British couple who say they accidentally crossed the U.S.-Canada border were arrested by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents on Oct. 3. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Vancouver activist and community food developer Ian Marcuse rides a bike outfitted like a spawning salmon created by artist Tamara Unroe. Murray Bush/Wild Salmon Caravan 2018 hide caption

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Murray Bush/Wild Salmon Caravan 2018

A demonstrator holds a flag with an image of Earth during a protest against the Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. Trans Mountain pipeline expansion on June 2. On Thursday a Federal Court of Appeal ruled to stop the expansion projects indefinitely. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Smoke from wildfires, like this lingering cloud in Sonoma County, Calif., in October, may be responsible for creating an off taste in wine. George Rose/Getty Images hide caption

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Oysters, shown out of their shell, collect tiny plastic particles while in the water. These microplastics can eventually make their way into your dinner. Ken Christensen/KCTS Television hide caption

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Grizzly bear cubs follow their mother in British Columbia, Canada, in 2014. The province has banned trophy hunting of grizzlies beginning at the end of November. Mick Thompson hide caption

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Mick Thompson

An eagle family has adopted a baby red-tailed hawk in British Columbia, but scientists are not sure how much longer these natural enemies can live in harmony. Lynda Robson/Hancock Wildlife Foundation hide caption

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Desert Bus

Terrible Video Game, Great Fundraiser: Meet Desert Bus For Hope

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