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
Manila Says Will Not Help US on Patrols in South China Sea
ABC News - 12/8/2016 4:17:33 AM
The Philippine defense secretary said Thursday it is highly unlikely his country will allow the U.S. military ... military has vowed to continue patrolling one of the world's busiest commercial waterways. After Duterte met Chinese President Xi Jinping ...
Building A More Efficient World
econintersect.com - 11/25/2016 1:15:32 PM
Inland waterways also underpinned the success of Northern European countries such as Germany and the Netherlands ... Since the ascension of the container ship, the world's nations have had an alternative avenue to economic growth, no longer wholly ...
These Countries Are the Best and Worst Recyclers in the World
www.globalcitizen.org - 11/28/2016 9:47:22 PM
Bad waste management contaminates waterways and soil and causes climate change accelerating ... To accommodate a growing population and rising living standards around the world, countries will have adopt more sustainable waste management practices to ...
Killing the Mekong, Dam by Dam
The Diplomat - 11/27/2016 11:57:24 PM
The surrounding myriad islands and forested islets, dotted among the tranquil waterways and braided channels of the ... of wide-ranging protests from regional NGOs and downstream countries Cambodia and Vietnam. In 2012 the bitterly contested first dam ...
Conquering River, Jungle and the World’s Toughest Bike Race
New York Times - 12/8/2016 5:03:30 PM
La Ruta de Los Conquistadores, a three-day race across Costa Rica, pits participants against steep climbs, muddy trails and waterways that may or may not ... quite reasonably, as the world’s toughest — make it to the finish line in one piece?
Experts propose to develop waterways instead of pouring money into roads
www.talkvietnam.com - 11/29/2016 4:35:23 AM
Vietnam is listed by UNESCO as one of 10 countries in the world which have the densest waterway transport ... Waterway transport The Ministry of Transport (MOT) has decided that waterways need to handle 20-30 percent of total cargo and 7-10 percent ...
U.S. may lose launch pad for military patrols aimed at China
CBS News - 12/8/2016 5:57:46 AM
MANILA, Philippines-- The Philippine defense secretary said Thursday it’s highly unlikely his country will allow the U.S ... has vowed to continue patrolling one of the world’s busiest commercial waterways. After Duterte met Chinese President Xi ...
Preparing for the future by looking back
The Island - 11/30/2016 8:26:15 PM
Most countries in the world are not so lucky to have a radial drainage system ... by mindless ‘development’ projects that cut across watersheds and spew pollutants into our waterways. Concern for the future should be a fundamental plank of development.
History of Chicago Transportation as a World Hub
chicagodetours.com - 12/1/2016 7:34:58 PM
Waterways are the key to the history of Chicago ... the timber of the North Country, the meat of the West, and the people of the world into Chicago. The famous Union Stock Yards, which gave Chicago the nickname of “hog butcher to the nation” were ...
Spring Festival to see 3 billion trips made by road, rail, airplane
ECNS - 12/7/2016 1:19:47 AM
Every year, the stresses on the country's transportation systems increase, despite improvements in infrastructure over the past few years. Transport networks - road, rail, aviation and waterways ... making it the world's longest high-speed railway ...
Global Antifouling Paints & Coating Market worth USD 9.21 billion by 2021: Zion Market Research
semiconductors.einnews.com - 11/28/2016 12:50:30 PM
Some of the major applications of antifouling paint and coating are mooring lines, shipping vessels, fishing boats, drilling rigs & production platforms and inland waterways ... countries. African oil and gas are considered as the major segment of the ...
Vietnam Tour Packages from UK by VietnamTourPedia.com
PR Leap - 12/6/2016 8:01:50 AM
A trip to Vietnam as a holiday destination which has always been fascinated by world-wide traveler and in this ... which enable traveler to experience two country the way they wish to. The Mekong waterways to Angkor wat is a 13 day holiday deals that ...
Stars may align for giant Papua New Guinea copper mine
Reuters - 12/7/2016 10:38:08 AM
including some of the world's biggest mining houses, proved unwilling or unable to spend the billions of dollars needed to construct a mine in remote jungle far from the country's coast. Current owner PanAust Ltd, a former listed Australian miner now a ...
The world’s largest solar plant is here, and it’s in India.
Grist - 12/6/2016 11:53:53 PM
India, along with the U.S. and China, is currently one of the world’s largest producers of carbon emissions. Nearly 80 percent of the country’s power now comes ... green sludge blanketed beaches and waterways along the coast, choking sea life and ...
Global Climate Justice Movements Refuse to Be Overshadowed by Election of Climate Change Denier to U.S. Presidency
Socialist Project - 12/1/2016 9:00:52 PM
We are protecting and defending the places we love – waterways, forests, mountain ranges, our homes and our communities – and building the world we want ... in the next 4 years – rich countries must ramp up their short-term 2020 targets in line ...