What makes two species different? The role of selfish genes in distinguishing a species 

For most of the 20th century, scientists believed that the reproductive incompatibility between species evolved gradually as a by-product of adapting to different environments. New research has shown there are more factors at play — specifically the presence of ‘selfish genes,’ whose flow among species may dictate whether two species converge or diverge.

Source: What makes two species different? The role of selfish genes in distinguishing a species — ScienceDaily

Within Hours of Taking Office, “Trump of the Tropics” Starts Assault on the Amazon

Bolsonaro’s policies could triple deforestation in the Amazon. If this happens, the so-called lungs of the world, will collapse… Within hours of taking office, the Trump of the Tropics, aka the new President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, launched an all-out assault against the Amazon rainforest and its indigenous communities yesterday, potentially paving the way for large scale deforestion by agricultural, mining and oil companies.

Source: Within Hours of Taking Office, “Trump of the Tropics” Starts Assault on the Amazon