As with the other spikes, there are success stories:
Italy, Spain have negative population growth rates
Uganda has made strong strides in the battle against AIDS
Roots of the problem: natural selection, denial, individualistic ethic
Outcomes and solutions
We can stabilize population either by decreasing fertility or increasing mortality
High-level leadership is imperative in saving Africa from HIV
High-ranking political leaders must outline the behaviors needed to contain the virus, such as delaying first intercourse, reducing the number of sexual partners, and using condoms
Barriers to family planning services include restricted access to contraceptives by government policies or geographic constraints, ignorance rooted in culture or religion, and lack of education for women
Links to vegetation management: changes in land use and associated consequences
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