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
World Wetlands Day: Call for conserving water bodies for better future
The Express Tribune - 2/1/2015 9:49:48 PM
ISLAMABAD: The country’s predicaments vis-à-vis the detrimental effects of climate change were highlighted by the climate change minister on the occasion of World Wetlands Day ... They not only purify and replenish our water and provide fish that ...
Over 7000 Industry Professionals and Leading Companies in Water to Converge at Water Philippines 2015
Yahoo Finance - 1/30/2015 6:17:26 PM
The country could also face severe water shortages by 2025 ... a dedicated platform for industry experts to display sophisticated products from around the world specifically on these two products. It is intended to serve as a cross-border business bridge ...
Analysis: The world's problems enter Japan's psyche, again
WSB-TV Atlanta - 2/1/2015 7:59:27 AM
Abe, in a bid to restore Japan’s position in the world, has been driving his country to play a larger international ... buildings along the Sumida River are seen through a Japanese national flag fluttering on a sightseeing boat in Tokyo.
Ryan Culwell Debuts ‘Red River’ Video, Releases First Album In Eight Years
The Inquisitr - 1/30/2015 11:53:52 PM
“Red River,” saying it “conveys the song’s foreboding feel perfectly, like something bad is always just around the corner.” Could Culwell be the next break-out star of country and Americana music? On March 3, the West Texas songwriter ...
The top global risk - water
The Straits Times - 1/31/2015 10:38:07 AM
In an increasingly globalised and interconnected world, water scarcity and pollution, as well as floods and droughts, represent a significant risk to which no country is immune. Business interest in water is not surprising. Without water, no product can be ...
1st sea-world project set to come up in Sindhudurg
The Indian Express - 1/31/2015 11:09:44 PM
Two sleepy villages, about 555 km from Mumbai, in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra are set to host the country’s first sea-world project ... start acquisition of 350 acres of land to create the water-theme amusement park, oceanarium, underwater ...
World War II veteran to earns French honor
Gainesville Times - 2/1/2015 12:57:06 AM
“That was where Patton urinated in the river,” Petree said ... But his time serving his country in World War II is still a big part of his life. Displays of medals, pictures and maps on the walls of his house attest to it. “I’m proud of what ...
What country is the world's largest coal producer?
Investopedia - 2/1/2015 7:45:08 AM
constructing railroads to lower product transportation costs and extract more coal from the interior of the country. Based on its production size, China is able to exert a strong influence on the world coal market with trade sanctions such as tariffs.
SBP bets on fans as x-factor in FIBA World Cup bid
Philstar - 1/30/2015 6:03:07 PM
Pangilinan, who is also the chairman of the MVP group of companies, already offered help in logistics in terms of power, water ... of the world championships in 2010," Baumann said. Pangilinan strongly feels that the biggest x-factor in country's bid ...
Here’s how we’re ruining one of the world’s largest lakes
Grist - 2/1/2015 5:57:45 AM
“The warming of the water bodies in the lakes so far has actually shown some ... transition away from the socialist economic system that had been in place since the country’s independence from Great Britain in 1961, Kasongi says. In the mid-1990s ...
2015-16 Full UCI Cyclocross Calendar and World Cup Schedule
cxmagazine.com - 1/30/2015 11:53:52 PM
the following will sport three different UCI races across the country. The following list begins with the World Cup Schedule, which proves to be larger than ever with eight events, including two in North America. 12 Sep Nittany Lion Cross C2 USA PRO CX ...
Just Your Typical Teenagers Helping To Fight World Poverty
NPR News - 1/31/2015 6:56:12 AM
On Jan. 15, 15-year-olds around the world took a stand. Their goal was to make the world ... She said that wasn't her problem, that was the government's problem." No running water. The machine that pumps water into her home relies on electricity.
Vanceboro bridge bombed by German soldier a century ago
Bangor Daily News - 2/1/2015 3:51:53 PM
The First World War had an impact in Maine years before the nation ... was the effort to sabotage the Canadian-Pacific railroad bridge that crossed the St. Croix River between Vanceboro, Maine, and St. Croix, New Brunswick on Feb. 2, 1915, a century ...
This Week in World War I January 31-February 7, 1915
The Huffington Post - 1/31/2015 11:21:04 AM
Through Egypt ran the Suez Canal, which was Great Britain's vital lifeline between her Asian Empire and the home country. British Empire forces ... was one of the most infamous operations of World War I. Although the campaign is well known, its genesis ...
Book Review: World Order by Henry Kissinger
LAWFARE - 1/30/2015 11:18:04 PM
Neither South Asia nor East Asia “possesses the characteristic integral to the European balance of power: a balancer, a country ... in the developing world,” “increasing occurrence of severe weather events,” and “increasing water stress ...