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
Shanghai China: The City by the Sea
Examiner - 2/28/2015 3:24:02 AM
With abundant water resources and an advantageous geographic location ... The modern architecture is worthy of being duplicated in other cities in the country. The Shanghai World Financial Center is the tallest skyscraper in China and is the third tallest ...
14 reasons the Qatar World Cup is going to be a disaster
The Business Insider - 3/1/2015 12:41:12 PM
Qatar's lack of infrastructure and soccer tradition, combined with questions about the country's human ... will host the 2022 World Cup final — accused their employers of withholding pay, forcing them to work in heat without water, making them live ...
New tourism plan aims to make Mekong a world-class destination
traveldailymedia.com - 3/2/2015 3:57:28 AM
Thraenhart said he was optimistic that the plan would help raise the profile of the GMS as a “world-class destination”, which he says is defined by “improved air, land, and water connectivity, diverse tourism activities, increasingly convenient ...
World leaders condemn killing of Russian opposition leader Nemtsov
Reuters - 2/28/2015 7:48:54 AM
He was shot four times in the back by assailants in a white car as he walked across a bridge over the Moskva River in central Moscow ... "Nemtsov was a tireless advocate for his country, seeking for his fellow Russian citizens the rights to which all ...
Nigeria: Water-well drilling rig owners urge govt to check illegal drilling by foreigners
World Stage - 3/1/2015 7:43:32 PM
... view of the water supply policy of the country especially in the area of ground water and should ensure that the drillers code of practice is passed into law as it is done in the civilized world. He said based on the environmental impact assessment ...
10 Forgotten Lands Submerged By The Ocean
listverse.com - 2/28/2015 10:33:32 AM
Millions of years ago, the world was one big continent ... Located near the mouth of the Hariabhanga River, which separates Bangladesh and India, the new landmass was claimed by both countries. With neither country willing to give up the potentially ...
Truck Falls Through Frozen River In Ocean County; Dead Dog Found Inside
CBS New York - 3/2/2015 2:53:02 AM
1010 WINS1010 WINS invented all news radio and is the longest-running all news station in the country. For more than 45 years, 1010 WINS has been a news and information utility for the New York metropolitan [...] WFANAs the world’s first 24-hour all ...
Emails from Ukraine to N.J. group show realities of country ravaged by war
New Jersey Online - 2/28/2015 5:54:22 AM
In her first introductory email to Morris, Pavlenko, stating she has been reaching out to other clubs around the world, described her Kiwanis chapter ... With each passing day, the situation in the country is very dangerous. People have become very poor.
New tool launched for effective water management
New Kerala - 2/27/2015 4:46:57 PM
IWT 2.0, the first of its kind, is a country-specific tool developed jointly ... and three knowledge partners (World Resources Institute, CII-Triveni Water Institute, and Skoll Global Threats Fund), coordinated by The World Business Council for Sustainable ...
How a pond can make a world of difference
Dhaka Tribune - 3/2/2015 3:35:59 AM
Locals said it might have been dug many decades ago by a local landlord – a zamindar – for solving the drinking water crisis in the drought-prone ... “This part of the country has a rich history of fighting against injustice together.
Rousseff’s Brazil: No Country for the Landless Workers' Movement
upsidedownworld.org - 2/28/2015 2:51:14 PM
(IPS) - In Brazil, one of the countries with the highest concentration of land ownership in the world, some 200,000 peasant farmers ... largely due to the intense lobbying and protests throughout the country by the Landless Workers’ Movement (MST).
Chilean Mining Minister Seeks to Reassure Miners on Water
Wall Street Journal - 3/2/2015 12:22:43 AM
Lately, however, some miners and sector bankers say that while still a benchmark in the developing world, Chile isn’t ... may have to use desalinized water, given the nature of Chile’s geography as a thin country bordering the sea.
Anglers world-wide enjoy carp fishing, why not here?
Bucyrus Telegraph Forum - 3/1/2015 6:03:19 PM
That's interesting, really, because in other parts of the world ... country, eventually escaping into rivers and lakes from coast to coast. But because carp are a strong and versatile fish, some were seen to grow and thrive in extremely polluted water.
New law aims to save nation’s waterways from disappearing
The Global Times - 3/2/2015 1:22:58 PM
As it is the world's busiest waterway and the planet's third longest ... The State Council has set raising the country's inland river freight capacity to 3 billion tons per year by 2020 as a key goal.
The spiritual and environmental qualities of water are wide at Rockefeller Chapel concert
Chicago Classical Review - 3/1/2015 5:17:23 AM
The second piece was the world premiere of Water on the Thirsty Land ... Woda (Broad Waters), a setting of five Polish folk poems celebrate the rivers of that country. Here Kallembach and the choir got to display some colors that had not been shown ...