25 Aug 2019

Professor Al Gillespie: 'Incentives needed to restrict Brazilian deforestation'

From Sunday Morning, 7:10 am on 25 August 2019

Pressure continues to mount on Brazil to do more to fight the fires in the Amazon, but there is no international convention or obligation for any country to protect their forests. University of Waikato professor of international Law Al Gillespie offers his take on the situation. 

Smoke rises from the forest in a region of the Amazon near the Colombian border.

Photo: AFP / Chico Batata / dpa