October 22nd, 2013
02:54 PM GMT
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CNN's Ian Lee goes to Egypt to meet Faris Farrag, a former banker who now farms plants and breeds fish with an "aquaponic" system. Aquaponic systems rely on recirculation, meaning there is little waste and better efficiencies. On Farrag’s farm, gases exhaled by his fishes are pumped into the greenhouse, while oxygen produced by the plants is circulated back to the fish farm.

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October 15th, 2013
02:32 PM GMT
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The Colombian city of Medellin was once famous for poverty and drugs violence. Now, after huge investment in the city's infrastructure, the Urban Land Institute has named it the world's most innovative city. CNN's Nick Parker reports.

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October 8th, 2013
12:31 PM GMT
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At Intersect by Lexus in Tokyo you can buy a cup of coffee, a nice meal and even a handmade hat, but you can't buy a car. CNN's Executive Innovator travels to Japan where car manufacturer Lexus has opened a new showroom experience.

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October 2nd, 2013
09:51 AM GMT
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From political protection to self-defence, economic growth is spurring high demand for security firms in Mexico. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.

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September 24th, 2013
03:40 PM GMT
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The Indian film industry - popularly known as Bollywood – produces more than 800 movies a year but there is a shortage of theaters.

CNN’s Mallika Kapur reports on the Indian movie theaters transferring to digital to cut costs.

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September 23rd, 2013
01:13 PM GMT
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Nick Parker reports on a homegrown Peruvian cola that's give multinationals a run for their money.

Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the soft-drinks maker is producing vitamin water to target new markets.

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September 20th, 2013
06:04 PM GMT
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Richard Quest talks to Arne Sorenson, CEO of Marriott International about the chain's new London hotel.



September 13th, 2013
02:06 PM GMT
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Mallika Kapur reports on the world's first 100% biodegradable plastic which completely disappears into the environment.

The process involves adding an enzyme when the plastic bag is produced. After the bag is discarded and comes into contact with soil, the combination of the two act as a catalyst to break down the molecules in polythene.

Within 6 months the bag completely disappears into the environment leaving no toxic residue behind.

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September 3rd, 2013
02:58 PM GMT
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CNN's John Defterios looks at an innovative scientific research program seeking to unlock the energy potential of algae as potential replacement for fossil fuels.

Algae requires a lot of fresh water for cultivation. Dr. Hector Hernandez told CNN: "It's only been very recently that we've realized that the desert is teeming with life... as we've explored more that all these exciting things have started to show themselves."



August 28th, 2013
05:48 PM GMT
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Bruce Upbin discusses the most innovative companies in the world and the culture needed to foster such innovation.

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