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
How the happiest country in the world is saving tigers
Live Mint - 9/4/2015 6:43:25 AM
In a world that focuses on gross domestic product, roads and highways, Bhutan is an anomaly. Economists may call it “least developed”; to me, it came across as a country that has sorted itself out. Its rivers are clean, so is the air. Yes, the country ...
Longest Polish river reveals secrets amid drought
The Express Tribune - 9/4/2015 3:54:36 PM
Meanwhile a small patrol boat from World War I washed up in the San River in the country’s southeast, complete with ammunition and three guns more than a century old. But the surprises were not limited to sunken ships and ancient artifacts: a moose also ...
River Run Country Club prepping for tournament
Charlotte Observer - 9/4/2015 1:35:37 AM
It’s less than a week until the PGA’s Web.com Tour returns to River Run Country Club, and Chris Hensler is deep ... The $1.3 billion deal made the combined Chiquita-Cutrale Group the world’s largest distributor of fruit and juice products.
Polish river reveals 17th century secrets amid drought
Phys.org - 9/4/2015 3:40:17 PM
Meanwhile a small patrol boat from World War I washed up in the San River in the country's southeast, complete with ammunition and three guns more than a century old. But the surprises were not limited to sunken ships and ancient artifacts: a moose also ...
Daphne Bramham: Canada has lost its way as a compassionate country
The Vancouver Sun - 9/4/2015 2:28:42 PM
But, now that Alan Kurdi’s photo has been seen around the world and the family’s story told, the new Canada has been starkly revealed to us and to others. We are not what we were and not what most of us believe or want this country to be. It’s ...
Let’s make sure that cleaning up the world’s water doesn’t send our climate targets down the gurgler
THE CONVERSATION - 9/3/2015 1:08:10 AM
Clearly, the world’s water is in urgent need of a cleanup. Installing or upgrading sewer networks and sewage treatment plants, and implementing regulations to curb the release of antimicrobials into waterways ... that 90% of the country’s groundwater ...
Exploring a History of Liberations: World War II vet seeks information on camps he helped free
harborcountrynews.com - 9/1/2015 11:57:46 PM
SAWYER — Harold Zeiger has twice crossed the Rhine river in Germany. The second time was on a relaxing cruise with his wife, Lovie. The first time was a little more tense. That was in 1945, when he was a 19-year-old infantryman with the “Fighting 69th ...
Climate change: western states fail to fulfil pledges to developing countries
The Guardian - 9/4/2015 1:17:07 PM
Cheikhrouhou said leaving 43% of pledges unfulfilled would damage developing countries’ trust that the rich world is serious about helping them adjust to the changing climate. Related: Rajendra Singh: Clean flowing rivers must be a human right “It ...
New Orleans Archdiocese: Forever changed by Hurricane Katrina
The Georgia Bulletin - 9/4/2015 3:40:17 PM
How could a Category 5 storm that engulfed the entire Gulf of Mexico but dropped in intensity to a Category 3 just before landfall on Aug. 29, 2005—burying one of the world’s most iconic ... mouth of the Mississippi River by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne ...
Culinary world mourns the loss of esteemed homegrown Chef Gerry Hayden
Examiner - 9/3/2015 8:24:49 AM
Mainly his memories of The Country House was that it was a sophisticated ... of the unstaged sorcery and romantic backdrop of the world’s most glittering skyline just across the river. In turn, Gerry told Chef Leon about his wish to work at The River ...
Coro San Benildo captivates the world
Philstar - 9/3/2015 6:54:45 PM
the World Choir Games, which aims to enrich the public’s appreciation of fine music and its power to connect people from diverse backgrounds all over the planet. With the fashionably boot-shaped country as the birthplace of opera and numerous superb and ...
Osun Osogbo festival: Marking 10 years of world acceptance
Vanguard - 9/4/2015 1:52:55 PM
OSOGBO – Last week was particularly busy for tourists and people who cherish tradition and culture of the people of Osogbo in particular as different people from all walks of life were there for the annual world acclaimed ... in the country and in ...
Is the world running out of space?
BBC - 8/31/2015 11:58:57 PM
Sometimes it’s difficult to fathom that the world could actually become even ... We have already used up the most productive land, rivers and water The reasons, he says, are three-fold. Wealthy countries are ageing, meaning their rate of growth and ...
World War II U.S. Army veteran dies at 95
The News-Herald - 9/4/2015 2:07:14 PM
Stanley Korczyk, a World War II Army veteran who grew up in River Rouge, died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at the age of 95. Early in life, Mr. Korczyk was part of the country's Civilian Conservation Corps. Later, he became a member of the Works Progress ...
Canada awash with kayakers for world freestyle titles
Al JAZEERA - 9/4/2015 4:01:46 PM
In eastern Canada, athletes from more than 20 countries are participating in the World Freestyle Kayaking Championships. Al Jazeera's Daniel Lak reports from the Ottawa River.