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
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.
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 ...
Dash around the world: on a river boat
delraynewspaper.com - 9/26/2016 10:59:06 AM
From then on it has been a parade of rivers around the world. My next destination was a little more ... who was the best tour guide that I have had in the 109 countries that I have visited. The Rhine River connects by canal to the Danube River, which ...
Regions’ rivers celebrated on World Rivers Day
Scoop - 9/24/2016 10:47:09 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 ...
Guatemala is the fourth country in the world to eliminate onchocerciasis, known as 'river blindness'
Pan American Health Organization - 9/26/2016 5:04:10 PM
More people were at risk for this disease in Guatemala than in any other country in the Americas. PAHO, OEPA and other partners contributed to the elimination effort. Washington, D.C., 26 September 2016 (PAHO/WHO)—Following efforts that spanned more than ...
India seeks Korean expertise to develop rivers as waterways
The Tribune India - 9/25/2016 5:45:19 AM
Earlier this year, Parliament has enacted a legislation to convert 111 rivers across the country into National Waterways ... a mega Maritime India Summit earlier this year with Korea, a world leader in shipbuilding, as the partner and has promised to ...
Take a Virtual Tour Through River Scout!
georgiaaquariumblog.org - 9/25/2016 2:13:33 PM
Today we are celebrating World Rivers Day! This international holiday has been celebrated since 2005, with more than 60 countries and millions of people participating each year. World Rivers Day is important to celebrate because it allows us to highlight ...
Walt Disney World October 2016 Preview
blog.touringplans.com - 9/26/2016 11:13:25 AM
Walt Disney World is still providing mosquito repellent in its hotel rooms and at park entrances for guests. It also filled in the standing water at the long-shuttered River Country in Fort Wilderness. The CDC is your best source for news about Zika.
Reality check: Can India ‘punish’ Pakistan by revoking the Indus Water Treaty?
India TV - 9/26/2016 11:06:15 AM
The heightened tensions between the countries following ... by threatening to cut of river waters is nothing new. It has arisen before every major conflict. A unilateral abrogation would also attract criticism from world powers, as this is one arrangement ...
Indus Water Treaty: PM Modi to be briefed by Uma Bharti and other top officials today
Financial Express - 9/26/2016 4:32:33 AM
It was brokered by the World Bank. It was signed because the source of the aforementioned rivers came from India. And in case the two countries were to go at war, Pakistan feared that India could potentially create a situation of drought for them.
On a Quest to Save the World's Most Elusive Elephants
ozy.com - 9/25/2016 3:57:57 AM
After all, it’s the world’s least developed countries that will bear the brunt of climate change ... he took a low-paying job heading up primate conservation on a tiny river island in Sierra Leone. White’s work helped turn that island into a ...
Rivers APC, PDP disagree over attack on ex-lawmaker’s house
Punch - 9/25/2016 11:10:26 PM
“We have painstakingly drawn this graphic analogy so that it will be clear to the discerning and fair-minded Rivers people and Nigerians who the perpetrators of the arson on Dr. Chidi Lloyd’s country home ... that the whole world saw him commit?”
Rivers State Govt. declares readiness to host Eagles
fcnaija.com - 9/24/2016 7:41:02 AM
It will be the second 2018 World Cup qualifier involving both countries as Nigeria will face Zambia in Ndola on October 9, 2016 while Algeria and Cameroun go toe to toe the same day in Blida. Rivers State Commissioner of Sport, Boma Iyaye says Port ...
How Li Na and the $225 million Wuhan Open took on the world
CNN - 9/24/2016 2:21:54 PM
Economic powerhouse Located at the convolution of the Yangtze and Han rivers in Hubei province ... Wuhan is also home to the country's first college of tennis. Tennis is one of three sports -- soccer and swimming are the other two -- that are taught ...