Topic: Population

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

From fire to the most cutting edge communications systems, we have proven to be quite the inventive species.  Some of the largest changes in humanity are at the hands of innovation and have propelled our species forward regardless of obstacles that we've encountered. Does that...

Monday, December 30, 2013

Happy New Year!  Millions of people gather each year in New York City to usher in the upcoming year.  Billions more join this celebration in various other mega cities around the planet.  So, what is a mega city?    Each year around midnight on Dec 31st...

Friday, September 7, 2012

Natural gas generates 31% of Virginia’s energy. Whether it’s powering your house or is the butt of schoolyard jokes – this finite resource is a major player in energy consumption.
The Earth’s natural energy has been fueling ecosystems around the world for billions of years. What are some ways that we can tap into this renewable resource?
Life on this planet wouldn’t exist without the Sun. Plants, trees and flowers have thrived by harnessing this naturally occurring, renewable resource. So, how can we get in on that?

Thursday, December 29, 2011

In 1950 there was only one city on the planet that held 10 million (plus) people. Now there are several more. As the population of our planet grows, as do the amount of megacities. Tokyo is high a top the list with almost 34 MILLION people!! Talk about a MEGA-city! These cities also happen to be...
Topics Covered: Mega Cities, Buildings, Population

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

There's a pretty good chance that you've seen some other people today somewhere. Well, we are currently ushering in a new milestone for humanity, 7 billion people. That's right, the Earth is home to 7 billion of us. This is most impressive considering that it took us nearly 199,000...
Topics Covered: Population, Billions
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