Malthusian Anniversary It is the bicentennial of Thomas Malthus, the man whose population studies first predicted that the birth rate would increase faster than food production, causing famine and war. He was wrong, primarily because he could not take new food growing methods into account. NPR's David Baron reports.
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Malthusian Anniversary

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Malthusian Anniversary

Malthusian Anniversary

Malthusian Anniversary

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It is the bicentennial of Thomas Malthus, the man whose population studies first predicted that the birth rate would increase faster than food production, causing famine and war. He was wrong, primarily because he could not take new food growing methods into account. NPR's David Baron reports.