Marketplace AM for March 6, 2007
Posted In: Canada, Retail
The glamorous Champs-Elysées has been losing lustre as high rents and big retail chains crowd out the quaint Parisian shops and high-end clientele that made it famous. So the city has decided to battle the tides of modern commerce.
New technology is helping beef and dairy farmers turn a profit on a sustainable commodity right in their own back... well, barnyards. Seems one farm's cow poop can power hundreds of homes.
Researchers may have found a cheap, effective and highly portable solution for cleaning up unsafe drinking water in developing nations — and for cutting chlorine use in water here in the States.