How is the Created World different from the New Heavens and New Earth?

The created world was “very good” when God finished it, but it soon took a turn for the worse when Adam rebelled against God’s command.  Ever since then, curse, suffering, disease, and death have infiltrated the Earth, causing it to be far from “very good.”  Christians have the hope of eternal life in heaven where everything will be restored and we will live with God forever in a curse-free environment.  Compare the created world with heaven below: