TIL 45 Million people were accidentally starved to death in China due to a pest control program that backfired in 1958. The program eliminated sparrows, which caused bug populations to explode and destroy crops. via /r/todayilearned


TIL 45 Million people were accidentally starved to death in China due to a pest control program that backfired in 1958. The program eliminated sparrows, which caused bug populations to explode and destroy crops.
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Submitted July 14, 2017 at 10:59AM by PM_me_Venn_diagrams
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