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
World Rivers Day to focus on plight of Yamuna
Times of India - 9/24/2016 8:26:58 PM
AGRA: As hundreds of voluntary groups across 70 countries prepare to celebrate World Rivers Day on Sunday, river activists in Vrindavan and Agra have drawn up plans to highlight the sad state of the river Yamuna, the life-line of Krishna's Braj mandal.
Worry over waterways’ dilemma as world marks Rivers Day
environewsnigeria.com - 9/24/2016 4:02:07 PM
With many of the world’s rivers facing severe and increasing threats associated with climate change, pollution, and industrial development, more than 70 countries are participating in this year’s festivities. Besides the case of Lake Chad that has ...
The Hudson River Valley: Close by, but a world away
New Jersey Online - 9/24/2016 9:49:53 AM
Such is New York State's Hudson River Valley, a three-hour drive from the ... Nearly 3,000 students from every U.S. state and 30-plus countries attend the CIA, considered the world's premiere cooking school. Dinner at the CIA was undoubtedly a highlight ...
Regions’ rivers celebrated on World Rivers Day
Scoop - 9/24/2016 10:47:09 AM
The last Sunday of September marks World Rivers’ Day for 60 countries, and will be recognised by Horizons Regional Council joining its counterparts across the country in releasing their latest state and trend river data on the Land, Air, Water Aotearoa ...
Take a Virtual Tour Through River Scout!
georgiaaquariumblog.org - 9/25/2016 2:13:33 PM
Today we are celebrating World Rivers Day! This international holiday has been celebrated since 2005, with more than 60 countries and millions of people participating each year. World Rivers Day is important to celebrate because it allows us to highlight ...
India seeks Korean expertise to develop rivers as waterways
The Tribune India - 9/25/2016 5:45:19 AM
Earlier this year, Parliament has enacted a legislation to convert 111 rivers across the country into National Waterways ... a mega Maritime India Summit earlier this year with Korea, a world leader in shipbuilding, as the partner and has promised to ...
PHOTOS: Dreamlike Pictures Of The Water The World Needs
NPR News - 9/24/2016 11:01:28 AM
From the barren riverbeds of India to the polluted rivers of São Paulo, Brazil, Abdulaziz has photographed in nine countries, seeking to document the global water woes: According to the World Health Organization, nearly 2 billion people "use a drinking ...
Review: Rage of the River by Hridayesh Joshi
Hindustan Times - 9/23/2016 8:28:09 PM
The first part of the book is reportage and barring one or two remarks that are trademark TV ie “We told the world for the first time,” it breaks the format of breaking news, goes in-depth and digs out the story behind the story. Rage of the River ...
How Li Na and the $225 million Wuhan Open took on the world
CNN - 9/24/2016 2:21:54 PM
Economic powerhouse Located at the convolution of the Yangtze and Han rivers in Hubei province ... Wuhan is also home to the country's first college of tennis. Tennis is one of three sports -- soccer and swimming are the other two -- that are taught ...
On a Quest to Save the World's Most Elusive Elephants
ozy.com - 9/25/2016 3:57:57 AM
After all, it’s the world’s least developed countries that will bear the brunt of climate change ... he took a low-paying job heading up primate conservation on a tiny river island in Sierra Leone. White’s work helped turn that island into a ...
Rivers State Govt. declares readiness to host Eagles
fcnaija.com - 9/24/2016 7:41:02 AM
It will be the second 2018 World Cup qualifier involving both countries as Nigeria will face Zambia in Ndola on October 9, 2016 while Algeria and Cameroun go toe to toe the same day in Blida. Rivers State Commissioner of Sport, Boma Iyaye says Port ...
Best country to visit in March
toursmaps.com - 9/25/2016 7:14:12 PM
From there it enters a forest of immature pines, then spruces, and finally reaches the bridge over the Sturgeon River. In some years spring floods ... of fortress design known as trace italienne. Best country to visit in March Those new fortresses replaced ...
Woog’s World: Westport is changing
Westport News - 9/23/2016 4:07:28 AM
Ships no longer docked at wharves, but the river remained an important presence — yet ... Twice a year, on jUNe Day and UN Day, they’re replaced by flags of countries around the world. That’s fitting — the bridge is named for former United Nations ...