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Designing a Nano Infrastructure for Brazil’s Amazon Water Resources: A Quadruple Helix Approach

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This paper elaborates on the role of green technologies and innovations in “greening” Brazil’s Amazon region fresh water resources. The paper elaborates on the development of an innovation quadruple helix to better manage the region’s water resources. Brazil accounts for close to 12% of the earth’s fresh water reserves, while most of it is in the Amazon region. The preservation of water reserves on a global scale is of paramount importance in the 21st century. Brazil, however, has not managed its water resources effectively leading to the increasing pollution and contamination of its Amazonian water resources.

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Gouvea, R. (2015) Designing a Nano Infrastructure for Brazil’s Amazon Water Resources: A Quadruple Helix Approach. Journal of Water Resource and Protection, 7, 72-78. doi: 10.4236/jwarp.2015.71005.

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