The Daily Populous

Monday September 21st, 2020 evening edition

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Donald Trump’s rhetoric about “good genes” is “indistinguishable from the Nazi rhetoric” during the Second World War, an expert on the Holocaust has said.

“This state was pioneered by men and women who braved the wilderness and the winters to build a better life for themselves and for their families.

You have good genes, you know that, right?”

Mr Trump’s comments were widely condemned as echoing the language of eugenicists, who believe the human race can be improved genetically by selective breeding.

Eric Feigl-Ding, an epidemiologist and senior fellow at the Federation of American Scientists, said Mr Trump’s comments mirrored “master race eugenics”.

In undated video footage unearthed by the Huffington Post, Mr Trump, before becoming president, denied that “all men are created equal”. »

Why Is Saffron So Expensive?

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Only a small amount of each saffron flower is used, and all harvesting must be done by hand.

Since such a small part of the flower is used, it takes 75,000 saffron flowers to make one pound of saffron spice.

The small amount of saffron spice per plant, along with the fact that harvesting must be done manually, leads to saffron’s being majorly expensive. »

Humans Wiped Out Two-Thirds of the World’s Wildlife in 50 Years

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It found that populations in Latin America and the Caribbean fared the worst, with a staggering 94 percent decline in population.

All told, the drastic species decline tracked in this study “signal a fundamentally broken relationship between humans and the natural world,” the WWF notes in a release.

The WWF report singles out habitat destruction caused by humans as the main threat to the world’s biodiversity. »