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Unformatted text preview: t. 1 Shifting cultivation on steep slopes is not sustainable. Shifting Cultivation - - Colonization of the Rain Forest - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Long fallow periods and very limited populations of humans allow shifting cultivation to be sustainable. - Colonization of the Rain Forest - - - - Factors shown to reduce population growth 1. Increasing levels of education, especially the education of women. 2. Old age support programs. 3. Delaying motherhood past the teenage years. 4. An increasing standard of li...
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