United Nations Nelson Mandela International Day, July 18, 2014

On July 18, 2014, the international community will celebrate the Nelson Mandela International Day. This was started by the United Nations many years ago not only to honor and celebrate the exemplary life of Nelson Mandela but also to reaffirm the global awareness and adherence to the principles of Freedom, Justice and Democracy for all … Continue reading

Streaming-Live Video of The Earth Online Through HDEV or High Definition Earth Viewing

Earthniversity would like to share with you the latest (c. May 2014) experiment conducted by NASA which is streaming live video of Earth for viewing online. Thank you NASA and youtube. Published on Jul 9, 2014 To date there have been millions of viewers looking at the High Definition Earth Viewing, or HDEV camera views. … Continue reading

Temperature Controlled Mall of the World, Dubai

Earthniversity would like to share this video uploaded by Dubai Holding and is entitled “Mall of the World”. Once constructed, this newest development in Dubai will showcase one of the world’s best practices in Urban Planning, Urban Design, Architecture, Engineering, state-of-the-art facilities and to a greater extent Urban Metabolism. In a news item written and … Continue reading

World Population Day, July 11, 2014

As we celebrate the World Population Day this July 11, 2014, I wish to revisit one of my favorite frame of references when I talk about Population and that is the Population Principle by Thomas Robert Malthus (1766-1834). It is also known as the Malthusian Growth Model which proposed that: “Population is growing geometrically while … Continue reading

OCO-2 Satellite Launched July 2, 2014: To Monitor the Breathing of the Earth, NASA Reports

For billions of years, Earth is the only planet in the Solar System that proved to be full of life. As a living planet, the earth needs a balanced ecosystem to maintain its equilibrium the way human beings do. In this article, “NASA Launches New Carbon-Sensing Mission to Monitor Earth’s Breathing”, “A United Launch Alliance … Continue reading