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
Time for Rich Countries to Pay Their Ecological Debt
The Diplomat - 10/9/2015 4:46:09 PM
in withdrawing from their developing world operations, can leave behind huge unemployment, abandoned towns, depleted natural resources, deforestation, and polluted rivers and water-ways. Developing countries shoulder a disproportionately large burden of ...
11 Largest Freshwater Lakes in the World by Volume
INSIDER MONKEY - 10/9/2015 3:02:57 AM
It depends on rainfall, heat, evaporation, salinity of water, if there are rivers and aquifers that provide water or not and many other factors. The composition of each lake is a world apart as ... group in the North of the country, called Slavey.
Deadly Guatemala mudslide was preceded by hazard warnings
Los Angeles Times - 10/9/2015 9:22:20 AM
Whole families were wiped out last week by the earth that came tumbling down the hill near the Pinula River. As of Thursday ... Officials this week declared the area uninhabitable. The country's prosecutor's office has announced an investigation of ...
River Country Co-op keeps up to date with latest ag technology
Chippewa Herald - 10/8/2015 7:57:38 AM
“It’s would almost be like a self-service gas station,” Bina said. “That’s the way the world is going.” Besides grain, River Country sells a lot of fertilizer from the Bloomer facility. Today farmers don’t just spread fertilizer on their field
Hillary Clinton's email server repeatedly hit by cyberattack attempts from foreign countries
Pekin Daily Times - 10/8/2015 2:24:11 PM
It was not immediately clear whether the attempted intrusions into Clinton's server were serious espionage threats or the sort of nuisance attacks that hit computer servers the world over ... Platte River Networks, records show. In June 2013, Johnson's ...
Traveling the world with grandchildren
The Seattle Times - 10/9/2015 5:54:45 AM
“It was an amazing experience and every teen should be able to travel outside of their country to see what the rest of the world is like ... was shocked by the great dam on China’s Yangtze River. It was in the final stages of construction when ...
Going wild in West Sweden's waterways with Christer Blume
The Guardian - 10/9/2015 3:05:56 PM
We have the world’s largest canoe competition with 16 countries attending. For me the best time of day for canoeing is in the evening. In the summertime the sun hardly ever sets which makes it possible for late night canoeing trips. The afternoon breeze ...
The 1984 World's Fair wirewalk that ... never happened
The Times-Picayune - 10/8/2015 7:50:28 AM
On the other hand, he sure made headlines -- and not just on the front pages of New Orleans' newspapers, but around the country. As excited as the ... 2,670-foot long metal cable over one of the world's busiest rivers. That didn't dissuade crews from ...
North Korean capital shows flashes of prosperity amid country's isolation
Reuters - 10/9/2015 4:21:42 AM
One of the world's most inaccessible places ... The number has tripled since 2012. Still, the country of 24 million remains subject to heavy U.N. sanctions for its missile and nuclear programs and is as isolated as ever. On Wednesday, a high-level U.S ...
Plan to double coal output by 2020
asia.nikkei.com - 10/8/2015 12:43:58 PM
"We are also creating inland waterways," said Goyal ... Goyal said the developed world should support such efforts in developing countries. "They should participate and share this responsibility," he said. In a panel discussion on Sept.
Hillary Clinton's email server was hit by repeated cyberattack attempts from foreign countries
The Province - 10/8/2015 2:14:02 AM
Canadian World Cup gives B.C. coaching conference ... where it was maintained by a Denver technology company, Platte River Networks, records show. In June 2013, Johnson's letter says, Platte River hired SECNAP Network Security Corp. to use a product ...
Rwanda to Host World's First 'Drone Airport'
AllAfrica - 10/8/2015 6:46:03 AM
Last month, Norman Foster, a renowned British architect, expressed interest by his firm, Foster + Partners, alongside business partners to build the world's first drone port in the country to facilitate ... lakes and rivers without much need for physical ...
Nation & World briefing
The Bulletin - 10/9/2015 7:13:30 AM
Flint, an economically troubled city 70 miles from Detroit, switched its water supply to the Flint River last year after leaving Detroit ... at a moment when the country’s leaders have expressed concerns that it has too many newcomers.
Water from Hokio Beach taps 'worse than a third world country'
Stuff - 10/10/2015 2:40:18 AM
The water coming out of Hokio Beach taps is "worse than a third world country", the Waitangi Tribunal was told ... the tribunal was given a "taste" of the pollution that is prevalent in the waterways around Hokio Beach. The Crown made an early concession ...
The Ugly American--Halloween Edition: 3 Scariest Countries in Order of their Serial Killer Situations
Paste Magazine - 10/9/2015 1:11:24 PM
Russia/Ukranian SSR Murderers from this region hold three of the top-ten world serial-killer awards ... The first to pop up is Gary Ridgeway, the Green River Killer, who was convicted of killing 49 prostitutes 1980s—1990s and dumping their bodies ...