population

What’s The Ideal Number Of Humans On Earth?

Earth might be looking a little worse for wear, after the last four-hundred years of reckless wide-scale resource extraction, but to its credit it hasn’t collapsed entirely. Despite our best efforts, it continues to gamely welcome our rapidly expanding population, barring the occasional earthquake. Whether the planet might be a…

What If The Entire World’s Population Lived In One City?

Video: Here’s a thought exercise that starts getting kind of gross the deeper you dive into it: What if the entire world’s population lived in one city? What would that city look like? How big would the city be? Or how small can you pack it? Is it even possible?…

How Many People Can The Earth Actually Hold?

Video: There’s over seven billion people on this planet of ours and some estimates peg the population to reach 10 billion by the end of the century. Given that there’s only a certain amount of land on Earth, is there a maximum amount of humans that our blue marble can…