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
Forgotten Walt Disney World: River Country
pjmedia.com - 6/26/2013 11:58:05 PM
The Weather Channel has run a fascinating feature on weather.com: a photo gallery of “Creepy Abandoned Theme Parks.” The post lives up to its name — the photos show an eerie emptiness to the parks, which run the gamut from a park decimated by ...
4. WORLD WATER RESOURCES BY COUNTRY
fao.org - 3/8/2014 9:37:19 AM
Table 2 presents the results of the global water resources review by region (Annex 3 Map 3). This section comments briefly on ... salinization of coastal aquifers (e.g. Spain and Israel) and the disappearance of sources (e.g. Tunisia).
Colombia first country in the world to banish ‘river blindness’
Digital Journal - 7/30/2013 6:17:07 PM
The World Health Organization has confirmed Colombia as the first country in the world having eliminated Onchocerciasis (river blindness), a neglected tropical disease which infects approximately 37 million people in 35 countries worldwide. The World ...
Colombia is first country in the world to eliminate river blindness
Pan American Health Organization - 7/30/2013 7:18:33 AM
Bogotá / Washington DC, 29 July 2013 (PAHO/WHO) — Colombia has been verified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as having eliminated onchocerciasis (known as “river blindness”), thus becoming the first country in the world to achieve this goal.
Colombia is world's first country to wipe out river blindness - WHO
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 7/31/2013 7:17:22 AM
BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Colombia has become the first country in the world to eradicate river blindness through the distribution of an anti-parasitic drug in affected parts of the South American nation and a sustained health education ...
Colombia first country in the world to eradicate river blindness
vaccinenewsdaily.com - 8/5/2013 3:11:02 PM
Merck celebrated on Wednesday the government of Colombia for becoming the first country to eliminate Onchocerciasis, or river blindness. Colombia is officially the first country in the world to eliminate river blindness, the World Health Oraganization’s ...
Colombia is First Country in the World to Eliminate Parasitic Disease River Blindness
infectioncontroltoday.com - 8/1/2013 1:28:25 PM
Colombia has been verified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as having eliminated the parasitic disease onchocerciasis (known as “river blindness”), thus becoming the first country in the world to achieve this goal. In an official notification ...
ProLink Solutions' GPS now featured at River Hall Country Club
World Golf - 11/14/2007 11:56:40 PM
ProLink Solutions -- a wholly-owned subsidiary of ProLink Holdings Corp. and the world's leading provider of Global Positioning Satellite ("GPS") golf course management systems and digital out-of-home on-course advertising -- announces River Hall Country ...
Choking on China
foreignaffairs.com - 4/7/2013 11:59:54 PM
... s population but make do with ten percent of the world’s fresh water. China is guzzling and polluting this limited resource at an alarming rate. The country has dammed every major river on the Tibetan plateau, including the Mekong, the Salween ...
Brazil water project, long delayed, gets election year boost
Reuters - 2/10/2014 6:26:15 AM
At last, he promised, Brazil would channel water to the sun-baked region from the São Francisco, the country's second-longest river. By 2010 ... argued is necessary to modernize Brazil, the world's seventh-largest economy.
‘The Wind Is Not a River,’ by Brian Payton
New York Times - 1/31/2014 8:06:59 PM
John Easley, the ironically named hero of “The Wind Is Not a River,” is a National Geographic ... Payton’s larger theme emerges: People do what they have to do to survive, but what do they survive for? An act of kindness may be rewarded ...
Mysterious documents dumped in river near Ukrainian leader's home
queenslandcountrylife.com.au - 2/25/2014 12:24:52 AM
Arrest warrant for Viktor Yanukovych Inside the decadent world of deposed leader Russia won't deal with ... receipts and dossiers on Yanukovych’s political opponents floating in a river. The incriminating records were apparently dumped there by whomever ...
Five Lost Disney World Rides from River Country to Mars (VIDEO)
AOL Travel News - 6/26/2011 11:58:52 PM
Walt Disney World in Florida might not have the same lengthy history as its California counterpart Disneyland, but it has seen its fair share of attractions come and go. As new technologies are introduced and new movies are released, the Mouse ...