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Creating a Sustainable Ecology Using Technology-Driven Solutions

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As advancements in technology continue to influence all facets of society, its aspects have been utilized in order to find solutions to emerging ecological issues. Creating a Sustainable Ecology Using Technology-Driven Solutions highlights matters that relate to technology driven solutions towards the combination of social ecology and sustainable development. This publication addresses the issues of development in advancing and transitioning economies through creating new ideas and solutions; making it useful for researchers, practitioners, and policy makers in the socioeconomic sectors.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  5. Preface
  6. Chapter 1: The Idea of a Green New Deal in a Quintuple Helix Model of Knowledge, Know-How and Innovation
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONCLUSION: INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION BETWEEN ADVANCED DEMOCRACIES FOR A GREEN NEW DEAL
  7. Chapter 2: The Semi-Aquatic Theory
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION: THE SEMI-AQUATIC THEORY DISCUSSED IN BROADER CONTEXT
    3. SUMMARY OF THE SEMI-AQUATIC THEORY (TIMELINE)
  8. Chapter 3: The Evaluation of the Implementation of Sustainability Norms
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION: EVALUATING SUSTAINABILITY - A NORMATIVE EXERCISE?
    3. CONCLUDING REMARKS
  9. Chapter 4: Reflections on Mode 3, the Co-Evolution of Knowledge and Innovation Systems and How it Relates to Sustainable Development
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION: RELATING MODE 3 TO THEORETICAL REFLECTIONS ON KNOWLEDGE
    3. QUESTIONING THE RATIONALE OF THE MODE 3 SYSTEM
    4. MODE 3, KNOWLEDGE PARADIGMS AND THE PLURALISM OF KNOWLEDGE
    5. FINAL CONSIDERATIONS: INNOVATION, THE SOCIAL ECOLOGY AND THE CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK OF “EPISTEMIC GOVERNANCE”
  10. Chapter 5: A Study of Tourist Perceptions of Overseas Travel Stress While Visiting Bangkok, Thailand
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PERCEIVED RISKS IN THAILAND
    4. LITERATURE REVIEW
    5. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK AND HYPOTHESES DEVELOPMENT
    6. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    7. HYPOTHESES
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. RECOMMENDATIONS
    10. LIMITATIONS OF THE RESEARCH
  11. Chapter 6: Employee Behavioral Intentions in Adopting Information Technology
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. OPERATIONAL MODEL AND HYPOTHESES
    4. METHOD
    5. RESULTS
    6. DISCUSSION
    7. CONCLUSION
  12. Chapter 7: Ecotourism for Community Development
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. ECOTOURISM
    3. CONCLUSION
  13. Chapter 8: Sustainable Tourism Development in India
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    4. CONCLUSION AND IMPLICATIONS
  14. Chapter 9: Sustainable Development of Pilgrimage Tourism in Jammu Region
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. DISCUSSION
  15. Chapter 10: Community Based Eco Cultural Heritage Tourism for Sustainable Development in the Asian Region
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. BACKGROUND
    4. 3. LINKAGES BETWEEN HERITAGE, CULTURE AND NATURAL ELEMENTS IN TOURISM DESTINATIONS
    5. 4. COMMUNITY BASED HERITAGE ECO-CULTURAL TOURISM (CBECHT)
    6. 5. FUTURE PERSPECTIVES
  16. Chapter 11: How to Survive in an Environment of Technological Changes
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. APPROACH
    4. 3. CONCLUSION
  17. Chapter 12: Option Value Embedded on the Brazilian Flex and Sustainable Vehicles
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THEORETICAL BACKGROUNDS
    4. RESEARCH METHOD AND PROCEDURES
    5. RESULT ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION
    6. CONCLUSION
  18. Chapter 13: The Effect of Business Characteristics on the Methods of Knowledge Protections
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    4. DISCUSSION
  19. Chapter 14: TQM for Sustainable Development through NPD in Developing Countries
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. 3. MOTIVE OF THIS RESEARCH
    5. 4. JUSTIFICATION AND HYPOTHESES
    6. 5. METHODOLOGY
    7. 6. RESEARCH RESULTS
    8. 7. DISCUSSION
    9. 8. CONCLUSION
    10. FUTURE WORK
  20. Chapter 15: Forecasting Renewable Energy Technologies in Desalination and Power Generation Using Taxonomies
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. 1. BACKGROUND
    4. 2. METHODOLOGY
    5. 3. RESULTS
    6. 4. DISCUSSION
    7. 5. CONCLUSION
  21. Chapter 16: Common Problems and Lessons Learned from Managing Large-Scale US Government IS/IT Projects
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. BACKGROUND
    4. 3. RESEARCH METHOD
    5. 4. PROJECT DESCRIPTION
    6. 5. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION
    7. 6. MANAGERIAL IMPLICATIONS
    8. 7. CONCLUSION
  22. Chapter 17: A Hybrid Style of E-Learning in MBA Education Across Borders
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. CASE-STUDY AND FINDINGS
    5. DISCUSSION
    6. CONCLUSION
  23. Chapter 18: Strategic Environmental Assessment as a Tool to Develop Power in Transboundary Water Basin Settings
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. METHOD
    4. RESULTS
    5. DISCUSSION
  24. Chapter 19: When Low-Carbon means Low-Cost
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. METHODOLOGY
    4. RESOURCE RECOVERY TECHNOLOGIES
    5. CONCEPTUAL DESIGN OF RESOURCE RECOVERY FACILITIES
    6. RESULTS
    7. SUMMARY
    8. CONCLUSION
  25. Chapter 20: Application of Methodologies for Environmental Flow Determination in an Andean and a Mediterranean Basin
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CASE STUDY: ANDEAN BASIN, PANCE RIVER (COLOMBIA).
    4. CASE STUDY: MEDITERRANEAN BASIN, WADI ZOMAR RIVER (PALESTINE)
    5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    6. CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
  26. Chapter 21: Water Access in the Fight Against Poverty
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. DEVELOPMENT OF TOURISM IN EL QUINDÍO
    4. 3. TOURISM AND POVERTY
    5. 4. THE MULTIPLE USE OF WATER SERVICES (MUS) STRATEGY
    6. 5. TOURISM AND MUS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST POVERTY: A BRIEF COMPARISON
    7. 6. THE WATER FOOTPRINT
    8. 7. CONCLUSION
  27. Chapter 22: The Best Desalination Technology for the Persian Gulf
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. DESALINATION CAPACITY ANALYSIS IN THE MIDDLE EAST
    4. 3. TOTAL FORECAST CAPEX OF DESALINATION MARKET IN THE MIDDLE EAST COUNTRIES
    5. 4. FINANCIAL RESOURCE FOR DESALINATION MARKET IN THE PERSIAN GULF REGION
    6. 5. COMPARISON OF DESALINATION TECHNOLOGIES
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
  28. Chapter 23: Investigation of Deforestation of Environmental Protection Areas of Madeira River Permanent Preservation Areas in Rondônia Amazon, Brazil
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LOCATION OF AREA
    4. DESCRIPTION OF THE AREA
    5. MATERIALS AND METHODS
    6. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    7. CATEGORIZATION OF THE DEFORESTATION OF THE AREA OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION OF THE MADEIRA RIVER
    8. ACCESSIBILITY OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AREA RIO MADEIRA
    9. OUTBREAKS OF FIRE
    10. GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
    11. CONCLUSION
    12. APPENDIX
  29. Compilation of References
  30. About the Contributors