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
Brazil has more freshwater than any other country, but its biggest city is running dry
Quartz - 2/26/2015 10:00:07 AM
Sao Paulo, Brazil, the most populous region of South America’s largest country, is facing its third consecutive ... Brazil has by far the world’s largest renewable water resources—a commonly used measure totaling precipitation, recharged ground ...
World Waterjet Cutting Machines Industry
The Street - 2/25/2015 12:28:38 AM
World GDP (2012-2015): Breakdown of Percentage GDPGrowth by Select Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14Table 6: Global Purchasing Managers Index (PMI): Breakdown ofQuarterly PMI Data for Global and Select Regional Markets forthe Year 2014 ...
Can we eradicate some of the world’s worst diseases by 2030?
The Verge - 2/25/2015 3:01:57 PM
The country’s organized approach to drug administration ... which has been donating the drug that treats river blindness to countries all over the world since 1987, Unnasch says. "I serve on an expert committee that assists Merck in identifying and ...
Australia to Introduce Country-of-Origin Labelling After Hepatitis A Outbreak
NDTV - 2/26/2015 5:49:35 AM
Sydney: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott backed plans today to introduce country-of-origin labelling in the wake of a hepatitis A outbreak, potentially risking contravention of World Trade Organization ... to poor hygiene and water supplies in ...
Drinking Water: A Human Right at Risk in America
The Huffington Post - 2/25/2015 3:34:45 AM
With its location on the world's largest freshwater system ... and federal investment in infrastructure around the country. There are dire threats to safe drinking water beyond Detroit. Just an hour's drive south in Toledo, more than 400,000 people ...
Enjoy Old World pampering in Plymouth’s Mirbeau Inn
Boston Herald - 2/26/2015 5:06:38 AM
Suggesting a French chateau, it embodies “Old World elegance” with its turrets, soft colors and unique, country cottage design ... encircled by quietly bubbling hot water for warm foot baths. Along the perimeter are lounge chairs, with just enough ...
Fresno's Sunnyside Country Club to host U.S. Open Qualifying on May 18
Examiner - 2/26/2015 1:31:53 AM
Country Club. Several local exemptions for the U.S. Open were amended prior to 2014. The top 500 point leaders and ties from the Official World Golf Ranking (as of ... Pinewild C.C. (Magnolia Course), Pinehurst, N.C. River Landing (River Course), Wallace ...
Book World: A burst pipe, soggy tomes and a lesson in the economy of Nature
Washington Post - 2/25/2015 6:08:04 PM
Ron Charles is the editor of The Washington Post's Book World. For a dozen years ... little used — had traipsed along after us all across the country. In three decades of marriage, it’s the only thing we’ve ever argued over. Surveying the soggy ...
Malawi: Poor country and failed state
Nyasa Times - 2/26/2015 11:04:32 AM
Just a month ago, Blantyre Water Board avoided with a whisker a fiasco where ... When announcing his arrival on the presidential scene, the President of the now poorest country in the world, Peter Mutharika came with pomp, promising a business unusual ...
Field Poll: More Californians want mandatory water rationing
TheSacramento Bee - 2/25/2015 3:56:14 AM
She likened the threat of further restrictions to living “in a third-world country where we can only drink the water once a day.” Holland predicted: “Then we are going to be dictated to where we can’t even turn the water on.” But others say more ...
5 reasons why Bangladesh can beat Sri Lanka in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 clash
Cricket Country - 2/25/2015 6:00:54 PM
Bangladesh are going to play Sri Lanka in an important ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 fixture on Thursday ... Apart from cricket he likes mountain trekking, river rafting, and photography. His twitter handle is @im_sandipan)
Winding through New Zealand and Australia, a spectacular setting for a World Cup showcase
The National - 2/25/2015 7:52:27 AM
The National’s Paul Radley is in Australia and New Zealand for the cricket World Cup. Here is his diary of his first ... to Auckland at the top of the country. After crossing the Cook Strait, a blanket covers the northern land mass from coast to coast.
Water, water everywhere — and we still import it
Simcoe County - 2/26/2015 8:55:42 AM
Fiji, a country comprised of 332 islands in the south ... Only Brazil, Russia and the United States have more fresh water than Canada, which controls about 7 per cent of the world's supply. Fiji is not even on the list of soaked superpowers.
Thailand’s multibillion-dollar seafood industry plagued by pirates and slaves on the high seas
National Post - 2/25/2015 9:07:01 PM
However, just a month after the new government stepped in, Thailand was the only country in the world to vote against a U.N. international ... up the fishing fleets still largely stops at the water’s edge.” The man rescued from the Indonesian island ...
BWR: Two Different Worlds Separated by Cape Horn
sailingscuttlebutt.com - 2/25/2015 8:02:36 PM
Tomorrow we lift the boat out of the water to change the keel bolts ... I have never been here, and it is funny to have to sail half way around the world to discover a new part of my own country, but it is great. We discovered the problems with the ...