Definition: This entry gives the total length of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Waterways map
Why climate change & pollution threats to Sundarbans cannot be taken lightly by governments
Economic Times - 4/19/2015 4:19:16 AM
According to a 2011 report by the World Wildlife Fund for Nature ... in the Netherlands is reclaimed and the country is protected from the North Sea and rivers by its dykes, dams and dunes. "They allowed the water to come in and deposit silt, but here ...
Global Water Market 2015: Meeting the world's water and wastewater needs until 2018
New Jersey Online - 4/17/2015 11:45:28 AM
(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cvzb63/global_water) has announced the addition of the "Global Water Market 2015: Meeting the world's water and wastewater ... in the water industry: - Global and country-by-country forecasts to 2018 - industrial ...
Nation & World briefing
The Bulletin - 4/19/2015 7:03:55 AM
California water rules — In case there was ever any doubt ... officials on the sidelines of the spring meetings of the 188-nation IMF and World Bank, trying to settle his country’s latest crisis. Cuban election — At least two dissidents made it ...
UAE has 4% of world's oil and 3.5% of gas reserves: Energy minister
Emirates247 - 4/17/2015 5:26:04 AM
The minister said the electric power generation and water desalination plants depend on fuels ... adding that "The UAE government's goal is to make the country one of the world's best in the areas of energy policies, the best possible means for investment ...
China's struggle for water security
Phys.org - 4/18/2015 7:19:25 AM
The Qinghai-Tibetan plateau is essentially the world's largest water tank and the origin ... despite being some of the most arid in the country, are the production focus for water-hungry crops like corn and wheat. Mounting pressure on China's scarce ...
‘The Water Diviner’ Review: A Long Way From Home
The Indian Express - 4/18/2015 4:34:47 AM
For the record, the country lost more than 60,000 men in the First World War and at least 20,000 in the Second ... One more thing for the record. Water divining is a contested method of spotting water by walking over an area with an apparatus such as ...
Finns expected to vote for change in recession-hit country
GoDanRiver - 4/19/2015 4:40:45 AM
HELSINKI (AP) — Finns are voting in parliamentary elections that will determine which coalition of parties can lead the country out of a three-year recession. Conservative Prime Minister Alexander Stubb acknowledges economic reforms should have been made ...
World Bank Business Projects Displaced 3.4 Million People
Counter Currents - 4/19/2015 9:41:24 AM
They saw Jale as an ideal spot for a high-end resort to lure tourists to the country ... they could take water from wells and the river itself, but the relocation village has no fresh water source. A World Bank report acknowledged a delay in getting ...
Remains of Canadian soldier who fought in Second World War ID'd
Toronto Sun - 4/18/2015 5:35:02 PM
The remains of a Second World War soldier found near a river in the Netherlands have been identified ... "His courage, dedication, and the ultimate sacrifice he made for his country will never be forgotten."
Reform the juvenile justice system to give our children a better opportunity at happy, effective lives: River Smith (Opinion)
Cleveland Plain Dealer - 4/19/2015 5:30:51 AM
It is well known that our country locks up far more people in our adult ... effective citizens who can continue to make the world better for their children's children. River Smith of Cleveland is a psychologist and social justice educator.
Fator at Moon River; ‘See the World’ in Branson
Branson Tri-Lake News - 4/17/2015 5:14:44 PM
Terry Fator, the winner of season two of “America’s Got Talent” will return to Branson for the first time in nearly a decade when he takes the Andy Williams Moon River stage ... Mountain Country will once again host “See the World in Branson ...
California plagued by dry wells as drought makes water elusive
Reading Eagle - 4/17/2015 11:02:31 AM
more than 1,000 water wells have failed. Farmers are spending $750,000 to drill 1,800 feet down to keep fields from going fallow. Makeshift showers have sprouted near the church parking lot. "The conditions are like a third-world country," said Andrew ...
3 Best Stocks to Invest in Water
The Motley Fool - 4/18/2015 11:04:19 PM
Demand should grow as the world population increases and as a greater percentage ... Only 13 water utility stocks trade on major U.S. stock exchanges. That's because the water utility industry in this country includes many public entities..
Options to invest in innovative technologies that address water shortages are limited
Investment News - 4/19/2015 4:04:57 AM
Meanwhile, the MSCI World Index is up 10.3% over the past 12 months through ... Considering that the entire country relies on water systems that are between 40 and 90 years old, maintenance and upgrades alone should represent an investment bonanza.
Copper River tennis tournament to help raise money for injured Fresno Fire Capt. Pete Dern
Fresno Bee - 4/18/2015 1:50:08 AM
Copper River Country Club will hold a tennis tournament to help raise ... Pfister was ranked No. 19 in the World in 1983. He currently serves as director of tennis and fitness at the Stockdale Country Club in Bakersfield. Others competing include Matt ...