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
Building A More Efficient World
Forbes - 11/22/2016 9:51:30 AM
Inland waterways also underpinned the success of Northern European countries such as Germany and the Netherlands ... Since the ascension of the container ship, the world’s nations have had an alternative avenue to economic growth, no longer wholly ...
These Countries Are the Best and Worst Recyclers in the World
www.globalcitizen.org - 11/28/2016 9:47:22 PM
Bad waste management contaminates waterways and soil and causes climate change accelerating ... To accommodate a growing population and rising living standards around the world, countries will have adopt more sustainable waste management practices to ...
Joy as China shelves plans to dam 'angry river'
The Guardian - 12/2/2016 8:35:13 AM
the world’s biggest project of its kind. Hydropower is a key plank of the country’s bid to reduce its dependence on “dirty” fossil fuels such as coal and produce 20% of its energy from renewable sources by 2030. And while dambuilding is set to ...
Killing the Mekong, Dam by Dam
The Diplomat - 11/27/2016 11:57:24 PM
The surrounding myriad islands and forested islets, dotted among the tranquil waterways and braided channels of the ... of wide-ranging protests from regional NGOs and downstream countries Cambodia and Vietnam. In 2012 the bitterly contested first dam ...
World Bank Provides Bangladesh $360 million for Improving Inland Waterways
The World Bank - 6/17/2016 12:12:56 AM
“Bangladesh can expand intra-regional trade with India, Bhutan and Nepal by improving connectivity through road, rail and inland waterways,” said Qimiao Fan, World Bank Country Director for Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal. “As a riverine ...
The Power Of Wind: Can You Feel It Now?
bitbillions.com - 12/4/2016 4:29:27 AM
Wind stream examples are adjusted by the world's landscape, waterways, and vegetative cover ... Accordingly, wind vitality reduces our dependence on fossil fills from outside countries too, which helps our national economy and offers an assortment of ...
Algae blooming in waterways across country
click orlando - 7/23/2016 7:18:31 PM
Blue-green algae also is blanketing inland lakes and rivers throughout the country, feeding off farm and residential ... events we've had have followed heavy rain events." A warmer world is making Florida's wet season less predictable, Lapointe said ...
Preparing for the future by looking back
The Island - 11/30/2016 8:26:15 PM
Most countries in the world are not so lucky to have a radial drainage system ... by mindless ‘development’ projects that cut across watersheds and spew pollutants into our waterways. Concern for the future should be a fundamental plank of development.
Experts propose to develop waterways instead of pouring money into roads
www.talkvietnam.com - 11/29/2016 4:35:23 AM
Vietnam is listed by UNESCO as one of 10 countries in the world which have the densest waterway transport ... Waterway transport The Ministry of Transport (MOT) has decided that waterways need to handle 20-30 percent of total cargo and 7-10 percent ...
French Country Waterways Celebrates Its 30th Season in 2014
Travel Agent Central - 11/1/2013 5:44:22 PM
Next year French Country Waterways will celebrate its 30th year of service ... and a tour of the Abbaye de Fontenay, a UNESCO World Heritage site that was founded by St. Bernard in 1118. Each itinerary also includes a dinner at a Michelin-starred ...
History of Chicago Transportation as a World Hub
chicagodetours.com - 12/1/2016 7:34:58 PM
Waterways are the key to the history of Chicago ... the timber of the North Country, the meat of the West, and the people of the world into Chicago. The famous Union Stock Yards, which gave Chicago the nickname of “hog butcher to the nation” were ...
B.C. filmmaker exposes how fashion industry pollutes world’s waterways
Global News - 9/28/2016 7:43:27 AM
In time, it evolved into World Rivers Day, which is now celebrated in 74 countries. His latest project is RiverBlue ... its main focus is on the fashion industry’s impact on the world’s waterways. “It is trying to create a much greater awareness ...
Business Viewpoint: With Oklahoma’s waterways, the present is the future
Tulsa World - 10/23/2016 11:52:58 AM
CF Industries uses waterways across the U.S. in conjunction with various other methods to transport products. The views expressed here are those of the author and not necessarily the Tulsa World. To inquire about writing a Business Viewpoint column ...
Traveling Through French Country Waterways
laduenews.com - 9/29/2016 5:57:53 PM
Today, hotel barging is done on luxurious tourism headliners traveling rivers and canals throughout the world, as well as French inland ... In 2005, French Country Waterways completely gutted and rebuilt the barge, and today it holds eight passengers ...
Global Antifouling Paints & Coating Market worth USD 9.21 billion by 2021: Zion Market Research
semiconductors.einnews.com - 11/28/2016 12:50:30 PM
Some of the major applications of antifouling paint and coating are mooring lines, shipping vessels, fishing boats, drilling rigs & production platforms and inland waterways ... countries. African oil and gas are considered as the major segment of the ...