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
Parched, famished Niger hard hit by climate change
Phys.org - 11/27/2015 12:13:18 PM
The desert sands are encroaching on the Niger River itself, threatening the survival ... well above the 10 percent critical threshold set by the UN World Health Organization. Many Nigerians decide to flee their country—but they do so at their great ...
Saga of the world's most famous grizzly
The Christian Science Monitor - 11/29/2015 10:26:32 PM
Something remarkable happened in the aftermath of the encounter: The grizzly matriarch, already popular with locals in rural Wyoming, became a bona fide global icon – the most famous wild bear in the world ... up the Missouri River in 1805.
Rivers' 4 TD passes help Chargers beat Jags 31-25, end skid
Keloland - 11/29/2015 3:35:32 AM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — All the San Diego Chargers needed to end a six-game losing streak was another cross-country trip to Jacksonville. Philip Rivers threw four touchdown passes, two to Antonio Gates, and the Chargers beat the Jaguars 31-25 on Sunday ...
Tastes of the world
Spectrum - 11/28/2015 7:21:36 PM
When you travel there is a world of great food ... you try new foods in every country you visit and you will probably bring home some new favorites. Make sure you save some room for Swiss chocolates and German strudel. AMA Waterways River Cruise Line ...
Climate Change: Stories From Around The World
Sky News HD - 11/30/2015 3:41:30 AM
Conservation group Pax Arctica said after a 2014 expedition that rapid ice melting linked to climate change in the Rwenzori mountains had reduced the amount of water flowing into the Nyamwamba River ... his country's fate by claiming to be the world's ...
India can be fifth largest economy by 2025: Rajnath
freepressjournal.in - 11/29/2015 1:33:50 AM
He said that, in addition to becoming a ‘super economic power’, India should also attract the world towards its ... Gadkari said that inland waterways can not only boost the movement of goods and passengers across the country, but will also help ...
Meet the World’s Biggest Soccer Player, Maybe
Wall Street Journal - 11/26/2015 11:56:00 PM
Their country produces “the world’s best beef,” offers “the world’s widest ... was unveiled in the capital next to Monumental Stadium, home to Argentina’s River Plate soccer club, which many here call “the best soccer club ever.”
Buol: Mayors on a mission to change the world
Telegraph Herald - 11/27/2015 11:58:59 AM
Winston Churchill once compared democracy to the Mississippi River, describing liberty as a force that charges on relentlessly like the Mississippi does through our country ... basins generate the majority of the world's food and rivers sustain the ...
Countries, investors pledge billions for clean energy tech
GoDanRiver - 11/30/2015 2:22:45 AM
At least 19 governments and 28 leading world investors, including Facebook founder Mark ... A big sticking point at the climate talks will be money _ how much rich countries should invest help poor countries cope with climate change, how much should ...
Through a lens: Nigerian orphans capture their country
Al JAZEERA - 11/28/2015 10:24:44 AM
My relations then tried to kill me - by trying to hang me, throwing me in a pit and in a river - and kicked me out onto the streets ... Photography helps me to learn about the world. I discover what is hidden. I always see the sunset but never thought ...
Christiana Figueres: the woman tasked with saving the world from global warming
The Guardian - 11/27/2015 9:07:11 AM
Yuan/AP The offices of the UN’s climate change body in Bonn have glorious views over a pretty stretch of the Rhine river ... countries stick to stringent targets on emissions; to provide developing countries with financial support from the rich world ...
PRISONERS OF GEOGRAPHY by Tim Marshall
KSCJ - 11/26/2015 8:14:05 PM
Their choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas, and concrete. To understand world events, news organizations and other ... how the physical characteristics of these countries affect their strengths and vulnerabilities and the decisions made by ...
Leave the world a little better than you found it”
EIN Newsdesk - 11/27/2015 4:09:31 PM
Millions of service hours on millions of community projects Throughout the century the Movement has existed, Scouts the world over have done good deeds and protected the environment – cleaning river beds ... parts of the country; and Scouts in Sweden ...
Insanely fast teen sets Rubik’s cube world record at Maryland competition
Concord Monitor - 11/29/2015 4:25:38 AM
If you didn’t have your eye on the slight 14-year-old in the busy high school cafeteria, you might have missed the world record-setting feat altogether ... has been traveling across the country to enter Rubik’s cube competitions since he was 9.
Pope Francis Greeting by Cheering Crowd of 150,000 in Uganda
KTIC 840 Rural Radio - 11/28/2015 11:17:50 PM
(WASHINGTON) -- Cookie, a Wheaton Terrier missing in suburban Maryland since October 2014, was rescued Friday afternoon by animal service officers and Montgomery Country ... Leigh North Bend Central @ Twin River Tekamah-Herman @ Pender 107.9 the[...]