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, 2019See also: Waterways map
Splendid isolation: 8 great wilderness areas to inspire
CNN - 4/6/2020 9:49:00 AM
From Alaska to Patagonia, there's nothing like the wilds to calm the spirit. These eight wilderness areas might inspire future travels.
Coronavirus impact: Satellite images show world cities before and after outbreak
CNBC - 3/24/2020 5:04:00 PM
Before-and-after satellite images starkly show just how much things have changed across the world as the coronavirus outbreak spread.
Plastic waste: Four Tunisian NGOs picked to contribute to depollution of Mediterranean
Agency Tunis Afrique Press on MSN.com - 4/5/2020 12:00:00 AM
The Beyond Plastic Med (BeMed) Association, which fights sea pollution, has selected six projects in North Africa, including four based in Tunisia, to clean up the Mediterranean Sea, given that the quantities of plastic waste dumped there each year are estimated at more than 600,
Best river cruises in the world
The Times - 3/27/2020 2:46:00 PM
The best cruise itineraries on award-winning river ships in Europe and Asia, as chosen by the Times' cruise Editor Sue Bryant.
Lake history: Lake-building boom in Oklahoma rooted in catastrophe
Tulsa World - 4/4/2020 2:29:00 PM
The Oklahoma Water Resources Board, and others, mark that as 1919, when Oklahoma City dammed the North Canadian River to form Lake Overholser
How the World’s Hot Spots Are Festering in Times of Coronavirus
YAHOO! - 4/4/2020 12:34:00 AM
Global attention right now is on fighting the coronavirus pandemic, but that doesn’t mean the world’s conflict spots have gone silent.Some leaders are looking to exploit the virus as a distraction that allows them to advance goals like cracking down on dissent.
3PL Industry Market Emerging Trends & Global Industry Forecast to 2025
MarketWatch - 4/6/2020 7:43:00 AM
New York, April 06, 2020: Market Research Engine has published a new report titled as "3PL Industry Market Size By Type
COVID-19: We have reduced activities on Nigerian waterways – NIWA MD
The Guardian Nigeria - 3/29/2020 3:18:00 PM
NIWA directed operators on the waterways to minimise their activities to give room for social distancing as advised by the government. He said NIWA also supplied sanitisers, hand gloves, masks and other materials to jetties across the country in compliance with preventive measures recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Federal ...
Mighty Nile River threatened by waste, warming and a giant Ethiopian dam
The Japan Times - 3/26/2020 5:23:00 AM
Few waterways face greater strain than the 6,600-kilometer (4,100-mile) Nile, the basin of which stretches across 11 countries: Burundi, Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. No country is more reliant on the Nile than Egypt, whose teeming population has just passed 100 million people ...