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
Clean Power Plan: Your State-by-State Greenhouse Gas Emissions
US News and World Report - 8/3/2015 7:45:50 PM
Texas was the country's largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in 2012, according to data compiled by the World Resources Institute. Exhaust rises from Mitchell Power Station, a coal-fired power plant along the Monongahela River outside Pittsburgh.
World stages corrupted, polluted
Sonoma Index-Tribune - 8/3/2015 5:48:19 AM
The 2018 and 2022 World Cup championship tournaments are awarded to unworthly countries by corruption-riddled FIFA ... especially of their beaches and waterways. Brazil’s venues for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic water sports and the approximately ...
Heatwave: the world goes on red alert
The National - 8/3/2015 8:40:07 AM
although those who can try to swim in rivers and canals, or spend time in air conditioned shopping malls. In May, the world’s second most populous country was hit by a heatwave and temperatures reached 48°C degrees. Within a month, more than 2,500 ...
Floodwaters in Myanmar pose new threat as they move south along rivers
FOX News - 8/4/2015 11:16:24 AM
YANGON, Myanmar – New devastation is feared in Myanmar as water from the badly flooded central and northern regions flows down rivers to the country's more populous areas. The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs reported Tuesday that ...
World glaciers melting at record rates: Study
Times of India - 8/3/2015 12:29:10 PM
If these rivers were to start drying up, there would be calamitous consequences as agriculture would collapse. READ ALSO: Everest glaciers may disappear by 2100 Data on glacier changes for the past more than 120 years was compiled by the World Glacier ...
Shubham Jaglan Upstaged by Anna Kournikova's Brother, Ends 6th in Pinehurst
NDTV - 8/3/2015 12:00:32 PM
Played at the Little River Golf Resort, the World Championship is the pinnacle event in the world for juniors ages 5-12. Now in its 16th year, over 1500 players from over 40 countries contest to become the world's best! With three birdies and an eagle ...
Around the world, more people are eating one type of food — and it's bad news for the planet
Yahoo Finance - 8/3/2015 7:31:31 PM
(REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson) A dry canal in the Colorado River Aqueduct, Hayfield Lake, California, 2015. People around the world are eating way more red ... "The increasing middle class of the emerging countries, especially China, is rapidly increasing ...
JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort And Spa Expands Award-Winning Water Park
Financial Content - 8/3/2015 9:08:45 AM
SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa announces details of a $16 million expansion to both its world-class River Bluff Water Experience and its significant meeting/convention space. Along with a new ...
Glamping at its Best Around the World
Luxury Travel Magazine - 8/3/2015 9:26:03 PM
This winter bliss will truly warm the cockles of your heart creating the most magical and peaceful escape from the world back home. Sink into nature by the scenic Mara River in the iconic ... offers striking views of the country’s vista, all the while ...
Cyclist stops in Grand Junction to share his 8 year, 80 country adventure around the globe
KKCO 11 NEWS - 8/4/2015 2:51:09 PM
After traveling through 80 countries on a bike throughout the course of 8 years ... During that rough patch in his life, came the idea to ride his bicycle around the world – but it's not your ordinary bike. "A two seat tandem bicycle – and leave ...
The Lost World of Surinamese Funk: How a South American Scene Disappeared Overnight
thump.vice.com - 8/4/2015 2:01:03 PM
According to the Lonely Planet, the country of Suriname is best described as a "warm, dense convergence of rivers that thumps with the lively ... going to the top of the world straight from Surinam". Possibly this struggle to become a fully realised ...
Canadian rivers: Solution to Northeast's high energy prices?
York Daily Record - 8/2/2015 11:33:06 AM
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Plenty of raw electricity sloshes around in Quebec's rivers and reservoirs ... effect more Canadian hydropower will have on an individual. Canada is the world's third-largest generator of hydropower, behind China and Brazil, and ...
Karnataka Tourism – Charming Rivers
nativeplanet.com - 8/3/2015 8:47:16 AM
It is in fact a major tourism spot in the country, and people from all over the world come here to marvel at its beauty. One of the major attractions in Karnataka are its many rivers that add to the scenic beauty of the state. The state has its rivers as ...
World Heritage site tourism; visualizing Hiroshima’s bombing; CM of the Week: Mitsui Real Estate
Japan Times - 8/3/2015 5:34:00 AM
6:57 p.m.). Shimomura is there to introduce 18 of the UNESCO World Heritage sites that happen to be in ... to look at the beautiful Kuma River, which the country has designated a protected natural asset. One of the terrible mysteries of the 20th century ...
The World's Wildest Travel Accommodations
Conde Nast Traveler - 8/2/2015 11:57:33 PM
In the summer, the resort offers mountain biking and riverboat cruises on the Lemmenjoki river, and in the winter, guests can go cross-country skiing and dogsledding. From $78/night. The No Man’s Fort was built off the coast of the Isle of Wight as ...