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
Worry over waterways’ dilemma as world marks Rivers Day
environewsnigeria.com - 9/24/2016 4:02:07 PM
With many of the world’s rivers facing severe and increasing threats associated with climate change, pollution, and industrial development, more than 70 countries are participating in this year’s festivities. Besides the case of Lake Chad that has ...
World Rivers Day to focus on plight of Yamuna
Times of India - 9/24/2016 8:26:58 PM
AGRA: As hundreds of voluntary groups across 70 countries prepare to celebrate World Rivers Day on Sunday, river activists in Vrindavan and Agra have drawn up plans to highlight the sad state of the river Yamuna, the life-line of Krishna's Braj mandal.
Voluntary groups across 70 countries prepare for World Rivers Day, Agra group to focus on Yamuna
english.pradesh18.com - 9/24/2016 7:26:43 AM
As hundreds of voluntary groups across 70 countries prepare to celebrate World Rivers Day on Sunday, river activists in Vrindavan and Agra have drawn up plans to highlight the sad state of the river Yamuna, the life-line of Krishna's Braj mandal.
Major Rivers Of Ethiopia
worldatlas.com - 9/22/2016 5:01:45 PM
By some measures, the Nile is regarded as the world’s longest river measuring 4,258 miles, although others place the Amazon ahead of it. The waters of River Nile are shared by eleven countries namely Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, Sudan, Congo ...
Regions' rivers celebrated on World Rivers Day
topix.com - 9/24/2016 8:41:17 PM
The last Sunday of September marks World Rivers' Day for 60 countries, and will be recognised by Horizons Regional Council joining its counterparts across the country in releasing their latest state and trend river data on the Land, Air, Water Aotearoa ...
The Hudson River Valley: Close by, but a world away
New Jersey Online - 9/24/2016 9:49:53 AM
Such is New York State's Hudson River Valley, a three-hour drive from the ... Nearly 3,000 students from every U.S. state and 30-plus countries attend the CIA, considered the world's premiere cooking school. Dinner at the CIA was undoubtedly a highlight ...
Out of this world subject matter fascinates River Oaks crowd
Culture Map Houston - 9/21/2016 7:58:55 AM
Where: River Oaks Country Club. The scoop: The focus was on Space Center Houston’s Youth STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Academies for underserved youth with close to $200,000 raised for the program.
PHOTOS: Dreamlike Pictures Of The Water The World Needs
NPR News - 9/24/2016 11:01:28 AM
From the barren riverbeds of India to the polluted rivers of São Paulo, Brazil, Abdulaziz has photographed in nine countries, seeking to document the global water woes: According to the World Health Organization, nearly 2 billion people "use a drinking ...
How People Interact With Water Around the World
Slate - 9/22/2016 2:17:07 PM
Claudio, Paraguay River, Cáceres, Mato Grosso, Brazil, 2015. Copyright Mustafah Abdulaziz/WWF-UK Mustafah Abdulaziz has spent the past five years traveling to eight countries around the world to photograph the way humans interact with water. Though many ...
Regions' rivers celebrated on World Rivers Day with latest data released
Voxy - 9/23/2016 6:23:29 AM
The last Sunday of September marks World Rivers’ Day for 60 countries, and will be recognised by Horizons Regional Council joining its counterparts across the country in releasing their latest state and trend river data on the Land, Air, Water Aotearoa ...
Joint declaration made on world rivers
english.sina.com - 9/21/2016 8:34:42 AM
21 (Xinhua) -- Organizations representing some of the world biggest rivers adopted a declaration in central ... About 120 experts from 19 countries and regions are taking part.
Prufrock: The English Country House, London's Lost Rivers, and the War against Rats
Weekly Standard - 9/21/2016 1:42:30 PM
The English country house between the wars ... the automobile, and jazz." London's lost rivers: "The Fleet is perhaps the most famous of London's lost rivers; it was once large enough for boats to navigate it, and an anchor has been discovered as far ...
Detroit River cleanup celebrates World Rivers Day
The Windsor Star - 9/24/2016 4:49:14 AM
This was the first time DRCC marked World Rivers Day with an onshore celebration. World Rivers Day is recognized in over 60 countries. “Hopefully in the future we’ll have more celebrations showing the river is going in the right direction,” she said.
France just became the first country in the world to ban plastic cups and plates
Mic - 9/19/2016 7:42:48 PM
Say au revoir to plasticware, because France just became the first country in the world to introduce a complete ban on plastic ... A father and son wade through a trash-filled river in the Philippines in 2015. Source: NOEL CELIS/Getty Images According ...
Digital River and DHL Jointly Host Webinar on How to Take Online Businesses Global
Business Wire - 9/19/2016 12:11:49 PM
Through these services, Digital River connects B2B and B2C digital products companies and branded manufacturers with buyers across multiple devices and channels, and nearly every country in the world. Digital River is headquartered in Minneapolis with ...