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, 2014See also: Waterways map
Govt wants 90 percent of NZ's waterways safe for swimming by 2040
Newstalk ZB - 2/23/2017 1:56:08 AM
If we allow the decline that we've allowed for the last hundred years we too would end up like those countries ... around the world one and a half times. Mr Guy said farmers have already voluntarily fenced off over 24,000 kilometres of waterways, because ...
Dubai's bid to cash in on climate change
egyptindependent.com - 2/22/2017 2:43:15 PM
At the 5th World Government Summit in Dubai, the government set out a bold vision for how adapting to climate change could form the basis of an industry worth billions to the country. Flanked by palm trees lining a vast network of artificial waterways ...
DP World : reaffirms commitment to Indian growth
4 Traders - 2/15/2017 10:29:41 PM
By developing this transport infrastructure - at existing ports, multi-modal transport including rail for freight and more use of waterways ... operations in the country, which form an important part of our global network." DP World is a market leader ...
Lies and pollution: Trump loyalists are willing to poison their bodies as well as their minds
Salon - 2/21/2017 9:58:06 AM
Then Trump signed a bill into law making it possible for coal mining companies to resume dumping toxic waste into streams, rivers and other waterways. First ... s the “least anti-Semitic” person in the world, and that he won the highest electoral ...
World's largest seaplane built by China to make maiden flight in first half of 2017
International Business Times - 2/15/2017 11:02:29 AM
In July last year, China launched the world's largest seaplane that took almost eight years ... Sichuan province in July 2016Handout via Reuters file photo The communist country also showed off its Chengdu J-20 stealth fighter in public for the first ...
New Zealand gov't criticized for tackling dirty rivers by changing pollution definitions
english.sina.com - 2/23/2017 4:12:08 AM
WELLINGTON， Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- The New Zealand government unveiled plans Thursday to clean up some of the country's notoriously filthy rivers ... the government had doubled the number of swimmable waterways by simply redefining "swimmable."
Rachel Stewart: Stock answers on food past use-by date
New Zealand Herald - 2/21/2017 4:31:49 PM
I also confidently espoused my belief that if New Zealand's degraded waterways were to have any chance of ecological ... up to more than 90 per cent in some developing countries. Irrigation schemes and dams only serve to further intensify farming in ...
Golden Bay iwi apply for country's first water conservation order for an aquifer
Stuff - 2/22/2017 10:42:51 PM
"Te Waikoropupu Springs is a very sacred place with the clearest water in the country, if not this part of the world. Experts have advised us ... Bay residents working to protect and manage its waterways. The 11 members of the Takaka Freshwater Land ...
Government sets new clean water target
MSN - 2/23/2017 2:17:36 AM
Dr Smith says the approach aligns closely with the way European countries and the US ... "That's enough to go round the world one and a half times," he said. "We know that stock standing in or regularly crossing waterways can do significant damage.
Travel book: ‘The World’s Most Romantic Destinations’
Beaumont Enterprise - 2/13/2017 11:57:57 PM
“Of course, the province isn’t entirely pastoral. To get the full town-and-country experience, spend a day along the waterways and bridges of the UNESCO World Heritage-designated old town of Lijiang. And at night, watch the partiers who challenge each ...
World Bank Provides Bangladesh $360 million for Improving Inland Waterways
The World Bank - 6/17/2016 12:12:56 AM
“Bangladesh can expand intra-regional trade with India, Bhutan and Nepal by improving connectivity through road, rail and inland waterways,” said Qimiao Fan, World Bank Country Director for Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal. “As a riverine ...
Mexico Vocal About Delegation Trip, Farm Country Watches Closely
Ag Web - 2/22/2017 1:35:50 AM
But the Inland Waterways Council, Inc. says majority of ... “Instead of South America exporting to those countries, the U.S. will do it. It just changes the world trade grid. People still need to eat.” Feeding people is what will ultimately dictate ...
Surveying the EPA’s role in a changing New York City
Curbed - 2/23/2017 11:07:19 AM
It included a $4 million effort to safely remove “the world's largest known cache of radium-226 ... And New York City is just a small part of the EPA’s efforts across the country, as illustrated by their nationwide map of cleanups.
Stamford Museum Offers Full Slate of Events in March
HamletHub - 2/23/2017 4:36:36 PM
Part of David Bowie Tribute at The Palace Danbury, March 12 : Danbury, CT -- Last year the music world lost one of its most influential ... Powerful yet Fragile: Connecticut's Waterways. And don't forget to purchase a pint of fresh maple syrup to take ...
Mission Management Systems Market by Application, End-User and Region - Global Forecast to 2022
prnewswire.com - 2/22/2017 12:17:06 AM
The increasing demand for maritime & coastal surveillance systems to provide total scalable surveillance solutions for vessels, ports, waterways, high threat-prone ... high-growth regions, and countries, and their respective regulatory policies, drivers ...