A river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, sea, lake or another river. In some cases a river flows into the ground and becomes dry at the end of its course without reaching another body of water. Small rivers can be referred to using names such as stream, creek, brook, rivulet, and rill. There are no official definitions for the generic term river as applied to geographic features, although in some countries or communities a stream is defined by its size. Many names for small rivers are specific to geographic location; examples are "run" in …



NCEL: National Caucus of Environmental Legislators · 5 December 2023 English

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would ordinarily be described as “streams, oceans, rivers, and lakes.” ● The only wetlands the CWA covers

IRENA: International Renewable Energy Agency · 4 December 2023 English

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According to national documents, due to its many rivers and regular precipitation, the country has huge

RAND Corporation · 4 December 2023 English

This report presents the results of an exploratory machine learning–based analysis of green stormwater infrastructure asset data across five cities in the United States. Within each city, authors evaluated how …

bacteria, and sediment, and nutrients into streams, rivers, and lakes.1 There are many types of green stormwater Center for Neighborhood Technology and American Rivers, The Value of Green Infrastructure: A Guide to pits, stormwater planters, naturalized meadows 3 Rivers Wet Weather Green Infrastructure Atlas Detroit stormwater infrastructure strategy through its Clean Rivers Project, launched in 2002. The strategy includes reductions. Through the advocacy of such groups as 3 Rivers Wet Weather, which cataloged many of the 209 green

IAI: Istituto Affari Internazionali · 1 December 2023 Italian

Landau; 5 The War in Iraq and International Terrorism, Yoram Schweitzer; 6 The Revolution in Military Affairs and the Operation in Iraq, Isaac Ben-Israel; 7 The Victory in Iraq and …

Mohanad Hage Ali; Janus in the Land of the Two Rivers: What Role for Militias in Iraq? / Andrea Plebani;

UN CCD: United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification · 1 December 2023 English

The numbers presented in the new publication on drought speak volumes about the urgency of addressing this pressing issue. To combat the negative effects of drought, global drought resilience is …

diverse effects across different sectors, including rivers, watercourses, agriculture, elec- tricity production EUROPE A study focusing on the Rhine and Meuse rivers found significant increases in water tempera- ture and general water quality of the Rhine and Meuse rivers. Science of the Total Environment, 778, 146182 https://www.weforum. org/agenda/2022/11/drought-trade-rivers-sup- ply-chain/ World Food Programme. (2023). Research https://www.weforum.org/agen- da/2023/10/drought-trade-rivers-supply-chain/ Nagler, P. L., Sall, I., Barreto-Muñoz

IGCC: UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation · 1 December 2023 English

In the span of weeks to years, power system two years ago, sending electricity climate change is increasing the volatility of prices skyrocketing and the country’s water rainfall and snowmelt …

about capital flight. average flows in snow-fed rivers, in addition to broader shifts in precipitation

Amnesty International · 1 December 2023 English

Displaced older people with disabilities in Ukraine are physically and financially unable to access adequate housing and care amid Russia’s ongoing invasion, sometimes leaving few alternatives to being placed in …

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World Bank Group · 30 November 2023 English

4-5:Typical water quality of Lukumburu and Luhuji II rivers in the project area for main parameters ..... the role of permanent and perennial rivers. There are about 5 rivers along the road section namely Lutukira Mbangamawe, Hanga River, Luhimba and Mbongotumbo Rivers. Except for settlement areas (urban and rural

Amnesty International · 30 November 2023 English

Responding to the so-called “honour killing” of a woman in Kohistan, Pakistan, who was ordered to be killed by a jirga (tribal council) due to images of her going viral, …

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