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
Algae is blooming in waterways all around the country
WTSP - 7/23/2016 11:54:42 AM
Blue-green algae also is blanketing inland lakes and rivers throughout the country, feeding off farm and residential ... events we've had have followed heavy rain events." A warmer world is making Florida's wet season less predictable, Lapointe said ...
The country’s natural beauty: a vast array
Domican Today - 7/25/2016 3:48:34 PM
is the shortest river in the region and one of the shortest in the world. By contrast, the Yaque Del Norte River is the longest river in the country, winding from Jarabacoa up to the far northwest corner of the country in Montecristi. For a comprehensive ...
Original Garden of Eden? U.N. Recognizes Wetlands in Iraq As World Heritage Site
Christia News - 7/24/2016 11:56:30 PM
“In my native country of Australia, one will recognize many names ... with from the pre-Flood world (e.g., Tigris and Euphrates), to name places and rivers, etc., in the world after the Flood,” he stated.
On World Mangrove Day, 9 things to know about these tough plants
Mongabay - 7/26/2016 8:19:23 PM
In Indonesia, shrimp farming is the cause of 44 percent of the country’s mangrove deforestation ... At the same time, in places like the Mississippi River Delta, which has one of the highest rate of sea level rise in the world, mangroves are likely ...
America by Air: River of Mist
The Atlantic - 7/24/2016 11:56:30 PM
The source of the mist is the Kentucky River, deep in its gorge at this point ... have noted that Democrats and Republicans seemed to describing different countries. But if you listened carefully last night, you heard two groups of Democrats describing ...
River Falls, beware: A new breed of hunters is fanning out
River Falls Journal - 7/22/2016 6:12:18 AM
This summer, a different type of hunting has taken the country by storm -- and River Falls is no exception ... favorite part of the game is the way it brings the game into the real world. “It overlays everything onto your environment,” Nestrud said ...
'Helping your country do better': what patriotism means in 2016
The Guardian - 7/26/2016 1:24:12 PM
Patriotism is representing what is best about your country, and putting its best face forward, to the rest of the world. Patriotism isn’t about ... office and the maintenance of roads, bridges and waterways. There for everyone to use, and yes, pretty ...
Baker Hughes enslaves us in our own country – Nigerian staff protest in Rivers [PHOTOS]
dailypost.ng - 7/22/2016 4:20:45 PM
Rivers State, on Friday staged a protest demanding an end to modern day slavery, mental and psychological oppression. The staff lamented the anguish they have been subjected to for several years by the 3rd largest oil service firm in the world, which has ...
'So much for freedom of speech in this country'
Coventry Telegraph - 7/22/2016 11:58:53 PM
Our city was built from ground up by people whose backgrounds are from all over the world ... made his notorious ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech in 1968 the result was a vicious carnival of reaction, abuse and hatred in this country. That speech is therefore ...
Pearl River company wins $400M contract with U.S. Department of Defense, will add jobs in Rockland
Rockland County Times - 7/26/2016 2:35:47 PM
“We have 50 or more locations around the country, but Pearl River is home,” said Zugibe ... The company has worked on several major construction sites, including the original World Trade Center and the Freedom Tower, built after the September ...
Battered by climate change, small island states turn to selling passports
dominicanewsonline.com - 7/26/2016 7:14:58 PM
Dominican officials insist that they have learnt from the failure of similar projects in the past, in particular the Layou River project ... tourism of nearby St Kitts and Nevis, the country that set up the world’s first citizenship scheme in 1984 ...
What's Behind Russian Support for World's Separatist Movements?
NBC News - 7/23/2016 9:17:14 AM
They will mingle with Texan, Californian, Puerto-Rican and Hawaiian wannabe-separatists from all over the world, the conference organizer ... by private donations from "Texas and other countries" that openly or clandestinely support the secessionist ...
Rocky River WWII veteran passes; leaves a lifelong legacy
Cleveland Plain Dealer - 7/26/2016 5:27:35 PM
At the time of his death, there were 11 grandchildren. The young man with the very young face who stepped up to serve his country noted in a PBS memoir interview for the records in the Library of Congress that, back then "we wanted to go, we wanted to be a ...
The Death of World Heritage Sites
La Nación - 7/24/2016 11:56:30 PM
Not only will these power plants emit large quantities of greenhouse gases; they will also devastate the Sundarbans, where the Ganges and other rivers ... The country has significant potential for renewable-energy production, and it is already a world ...
Ambitious urban renewal projects of the world
Inman News - 7/26/2016 7:40:37 AM
With a move towards the re-urbanization of big cities around the country, more and more of them are having ... The goal of the Los Angeles River Revitalization project is to provide an urban makeover to an error made by the city almost 100 years ago.