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
World’s Largest Indoor Farm In Japan Produces 100 Times More Food Than Other Farms [Video]
The Inquisitr - 1/27/2015 7:36:44 AM
As the world learns to deal with the upcoming problems of both food and water shortages, plant factory farming operations ... They have also expanded outside of the country too, including Hong Kong, Russia, and even Mongolia. Very soon, such operations ...
World Bank Report Provides New Data to Help Ensure Urban Growth Benefits the Poor
The World Bank - 1/26/2015 2:18:47 PM
EAST ASIA URBAN EXPANSION IN NUMBERS (2000-2010) 200 million: East Asia’s newly ur urban population, equivalent to the world’s 6th largest country 42 million: Total population of Pearl River Delta, world’s largest urban area – more than Argentina ...
How Radical 70s Scientists Tried to Change the World
Gizmodo - 1/27/2015 5:56:31 AM
Today, there are streams of the internet devoted to a whiff of toast commuters notice on the train over the river ... were going to change the world, we were going to work together, and now this individualistic Thatcherite country where people only ...
Virtuoso survey ranks river cruises and trips to Croatia as top trends for 2015
Examiner - 1/26/2015 3:01:44 PM
In a not so surprising outcome, a recent Virtuoso®survey of travel trends for 2015 put river cruising at the top of travel options ... from the bigger luxury liners and/or enjoy exploring the world more than they do playing bingo on board.
RK Laxman: Honoured by Indira, banned by Morarji
Times of India - 1/27/2015 6:39:28 AM
In his illustrious career, Laxman got to know the nation's and world's top personalities intimately ... was made and congratulatory messages poured in from all parts of the country. A circular from the home minister followed from Delhi, asking me to ...
Renewables Can Benefit Water, Energy and Food Nexus
Inter Press Service - 1/26/2015 4:49:07 PM
Morocco is another country aiming to become a world-class renewable energy producer and is eyeing the chance to export clean electricity to nearby Europe through the water, energy and food nexus. Its first CSP plant located in the southern desert city of ...
Morning Review: French country manor along Thornapple River listed for $1.495 million
MLive - 1/25/2015 7:24:48 AM
CASCADE TOWNSHIP, MI – Built along a gentle bend on the Thornapple River, this elegant French country manor blends old world style and elegance with modern conveniences and proximity to Grand Rapids. Located on a 132-feet of riverfront between the Ada ...
New Virginia Tech water degree offers a wealth of career opportunities
Augusta Free Press - 1/27/2015 12:48:43 AM
Virginia Tech’s new undergraduate degree in water, approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia in early December, is one of the most innovative, interdisciplinary offerings in the country and ... such as the World Bank and within ...
Thames Water – New team in place and ready to grow
The Economic Voice - 1/26/2015 5:46:23 PM
He said: “Scotland is the first country in the world to deregulate its water market. Any business here can switch provider, yet, due to a lack of awareness, less than 10% have moved. “The water market in Scotland is wide open and now that we have ...
Cutest Baby Animals from Around the World
ABC News - 1/26/2015 8:16:42 PM
The world's only live panda triplets play together at Chimelong ... Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) have bred over 400 animal babies at Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari, River Safari and Singapore Zoo from January to August in 2014. Caters News Agency ...
Imo top catchment of illegal arms, as taskforce raises alarm over importation by politicians
World Stage - 1/25/2015 3:24:24 PM
The DG who disclosed that a large catchment of arms have been illegally imported into the country by politicians ... high sea operations to check infiltration of arms through the waterways and oil bunkering.
Project Signing: World Bank provides $375 million support to reduce vulnerability of coastal populations to natural disasters
ReliefWeb - 1/27/2015 7:51:03 AM
“Its geographical location makes Bangladesh prone to floods and cyclones, and climate change could increase the frequency and intensity of these extreme-weather events,” said Johannes Zutt, World Bank Country ... be equipped with water supply systems ...
Delco attorney joins World Meeting of Families staff
Delaware County Daily Times - 1/25/2015 9:22:19 PM
The World Meeting of Families was conceived by Pope John Paul II in 1994 and is held every three years in a different country as a way to strengthen ... and Right-to-Know officer for the Delaware River Port Authority/PATCO, where she handled all litigation ...
World’s largest oil refinery adds Algenol algae demonstration project
Biofuels Digest - 1/27/2015 7:00:57 AM
India is the world’s third largest producer of CO2 and the facility’s ethanol and renewable crude oil production could help meet critical demand for energy in the country as well as ... significant demand for fresh water. The project is currently ...
It’s all about the water
Ekantipur - 1/27/2015 10:42:51 AM
When it comes to energy, the issue of water comes to the fore creating further complexity ... many hydro experts say has the capability to change the face and fate of the country. The fact that Pancheswar is showing signs of taking off after 18 years ...