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, 2012See also: Waterways map
Selling the Desert's Water-Conservation Lessons to the Rest of the World
The Atlantic - 5/28/2015 11:32:38 AM
In India, the problem is especially bad: By 2050, the country’s demand for water could exceed supply by 50 percent, according to a United Nations report. The mass adoption of drip irrigation won’t save the world by itself. To avoid the coming ...
World Vitamins Industry
Market Watch - 5/28/2015 6:17:40 AM
Worldwide Animal Feed Production by Region/Country(2013): Percentage Breakdown of Volumes for US, EU-27,China, Brazil, Mexico, Japan, and Rest of World (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-37Favorable Demographic and Economic Trends Strengthen ...
11 Countries With The Highest Rates of Leprosy in The World
INSIDER MONKEY - 5/28/2015 6:39:08 AM
Mostly it becomes common in places with pollution, insufficient and unhealthy diet, contaminated water or diseases like HIV ... which are listed in our article Country-by-Country Life Expectancy: The World’s 15 Healthiest Countries So, in case you ...
What Australia Can Teach the World about Surviving Drought
Scientific American - 5/28/2015 2:02:57 PM
... water demand per capita can be used as a road map for water-stressed places around the world, including California. From 1997 to 2009, Australia faced the worst drought in the country’s recorded history. In Melbourne, a city of 4.3 million people ...
German City Evacuated After Unexploded World War II Bomb Is Found
Wall Street Journal - 5/28/2015 7:07:46 AM
FRANKFURT—German authorities ordered one of the country’s biggest postwar evacuations after discovering an unexploded U.S. bomb from World War II in the western ... authorities also closed the Rhine River to shipping and the airspace over Cologne.
South Africa: Towards a Water, Sanitation Revolution
AllAfrica - 5/28/2015 1:27:10 PM
Nelson Mandela once wrote that "sanitation is more important than independence". South Africa is the world's 30th driest country and water usage in many areas exceeded availability as long as nearly two decades ago. Since that time industrial, domestic and ...
5 Players to watch at the Under-20 World Cup
Yahoo News - 5/28/2015 4:47:35 PM
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Five players to watch at the FIFA Under-20 World Cup, which kicks off Saturday in New ... than that of Argentina's Giovanni Simeone. The 19-year-old River Plate striker is the son of former Argentina star and current ...
Why India is captured by carbon
theguardian.com - 5/27/2015 11:01:00 PM
Gigantic water ... in the country,” said Bushan. “Now we must make sure the money is spent on the right things.” Meanwhile, the government has just introduced new pollution standards for coal plant technology – as strict as any in the world.
Current Affairs 2015: Top International and World Affairs from May 18 to 24
PrepSure - 5/28/2015 6:31:59 AM
But the mining company is claiming that it will use desalinated water from the nearby Pacific Ocean in processing and pipe it back to the sea. Peru is the world’s No. 3 copper producer and 62% of country’s export revenues come from mining. Ireland ...
BREAKING: The EPA Just Protected Drinking Water For Millions Of Americans
Think Progress - 5/27/2015 11:05:11 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will have an easier time regulating water pollution under a new rule released ... more than 400,000 comments and held outreach events around the country, but land-use advocates and agricultural groups protested ...
Soccer Fans Rejoice as FIFA Officials Arrested on Suspicion of Corruption in "The World Cup of Fraud"
E Online - 5/27/2015 7:47:44 PM
Qatar, of course, is an oil-rich country where it is almost 120 degrees outside every day of the year. "This really is the World Cup of fraud ... What are ya gonna tell us next Water is Wet, the Sun is Hot?! Hey FIFA officials, if you're going to take ...
A Solar Powered Disney World
Energy Matters - 5/28/2015 8:08:01 PM
Disney World will soon ... including power, water, roads and fire protection. The board of Supervisors was also given power to write its own building codes outside state law. Called Epcot Codes, they were considered the country’s strictest at the time ...
TLF Ghana Join Hands With World Education Ghana To Sensitize 5,000 Muslims On Ebola
Modern Ghana - 5/28/2015 3:07:22 PM
out of the country. It is perfect initiative being rolled out by The Light Foundation Ghana (TLF) and supported by the World Education Ghana, equally seeking to prevent Cholera outbreak, encourage the practice of ensuring proper hygiene among residents ...
Pokey LaFarge On World Cafe
North Country Public Radio - 5/28/2015 5:59:10 PM
LaFarge's new album is called Something In The Water. In this World Cafe segment, he discusses the music he loves and his dream of launching a line of affordable work-wear. Copyright 2015 WXPN-FM. To see more, visit http://www.xpn.org/.
Boil Water Advisory In Effect For Parts Of Westchester
CBS New York - 5/27/2015 11:48:08 AM
1010 WINS1010 WINS invented all news radio and is the longest-running all news station in the country. For 50 years, 1010 WINS has been a news and information utility for the New York metropolitan area. Famous [...] WFANAs the world’s first 24-hour all ...