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
'River's Garbageman' plants 1 million trees
KION 46 Central Coast News - 5/5/2016 11:01:04 PM
Chad Pregracke may be known as "The Rivers' Garbageman," having cleaned up America's waterways ... to plant 1 million oak trees in communities across the country. This morning, the organization reached this major milestone. "There are a million trees ...
Remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at Climate Action Summit 2016
The World Bank - 5/5/2016 1:35:33 PM
One part of our plan is to help countries put a price on carbon, which will create incentives for investments in renewable energy and in energy efficiency. In many parts of the world ... off roads and onto rail and waterways, and help move people in ...
2nd Annual Tuolumne River Film and Culture Fest set for Monday, May 9, at M-A PAC
In Menlo - 5/6/2016 1:52:52 AM
That year more than 200 million people in 141 countries participated in the first ... leading to protection of the Tuolumne and other California rivers. No major dam has been built in the state since. World of Audubon 1984: Tuolumne Wild and Scenic ...
7 days of fun: Travel the world at Festival of Nations
TwinCities Pioneer Press - 5/5/2016 4:55:59 PM
Featuring the work of 50 artists from around the country, the 24th annual event offers art lovers a chance to peek inside a select group of pottery studios nestled in the upper St. Croix River Valley. This year, the self-guided tour, which features ...
World Away Weekend: Rappahannock County
The George Towner - 5/4/2016 9:43:30 PM
Rappahannock County, Virginia, with its quirky villages, unspoiled scenery, outdoor activities and stellar cultural and culinary offerings, is close enough for a daytrip or a world-away weekend ... including the studios of River District Arts — and ...
P&G Targets 15bn Litres of Clean Water by 2020
This Day Live - 5/5/2016 11:15:23 PM
As part of its CSR initiative, she, said P&G has found its greatest inspiration in transformation of lives with its products empowering people and communities all over the world ... countries. While acknowledging that schools in Delta, Bayelsa and Rivers ...
How safe does protected status keep the world's national parks?
The Guardian - 5/5/2016 2:54:18 PM
In New Zealand, for instance, Mount Aspiring National Park is a World Heritage Site and one of the country’s main tourist attractions ... is seen from a police helicopter in the Alto Guama river indigenous reserve in Nova Esperanca do Piria, Para ...
Airlift for thousands trapped by Canada wildfires
freemalaysiatoday.com - 5/6/2016 2:57:17 AM
The government has declared a state of emergency in Alberta, a province the size of France that is home to one of the world’s most prodigious oil ... where Canadians have come from all across this country. It’s a tough day for Albertans but we will ...
Ole Miss in Ethiopia: God’s Country
Hotty Toddy - 5/5/2016 10:46:45 PM
Amharic for baptism, Timket commemorates in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River. In Bahir Dar ... And although the country has one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, wherever you are in Ethiopia, it’s ...
World’s 15 Countries with the Most People Exposed to River Floods
WRI - 3/6/2015 2:33:58 AM
country and major river basin in the world. We ranked 164 countries by the number of people affected by river flooding. We found that the top 15 countries account for nearly 80 percent of the total population affected every year. These countries are all ...
Officials pressed on Hudson River’s health
Saratogian - 5/5/2016 6:00:25 PM
“We have a year basically to do all these studies and all the things that we just talked about in terms of telling the people up and down this state, New Jersey and the world ... river belongs to you and to me and to every citizen of this country.
Traveling the World -- A Lady and Her Bicycle
The Huffington Post - 5/3/2016 5:38:19 AM
I had sprung myself across a rickety makeshift bridge, gaping at a raging river in the highlands ... anything else in the world." Whether Annie actually cycled the globe or took steamboats and trains so she could cover more countries, hear more languages ...
Viking River Cruises News: Viking Sun’s Maiden Voyage Becomes Company’s First-Ever World Cruise
touristmeetstraveler.com - 5/3/2016 5:27:00 PM
The line revealed its fourth ship, Viking Sun, will spend her maiden season sailing the company’s first-ever World Cruise, spanning 141 days and visiting five continents, 35 countries and 66 ... Guests of Viking River Cruises will sail the Panama Canal ...
Axalta's Support to Mother River Protection Program in China Continues for a Second Year
Yahoo Finance - 5/5/2016 7:12:00 PM
This marks the second year of its support to the Mother River Protection project ... As a major supplier of industrial coatings operating in 130 countries around the world, Axalta makes protecting and conserving natural resources a corporate priority.
Thousands of Chinese tourists to taste Korean cuisine by Han River
YONHAP NEWS AGENCY - 5/6/2016 10:49:44 AM
They are part of the company's 8,000 employees set to make an incentive trip to the country this month. The first group will have a "samgyetang" party and enjoy various Korean folk games on the banks of the Han River in ... visited Lotte World Mall in ...