Report: Brazil’s Amazon protection plan does more harm than good

Report: Brazil’s Amazon protection plan does more harm than good

The Associated Press reports that Brazil’s plan to protect the Amazon has actually had adverse effects on the country’s rainforest. Since May, the rainforest has been under the control of the Brazilian Army, however, deforestation continues to plague the Amazon while investigations into the cause of these devastating wildfires have virtually come to a halt. Mauricio Savarese, the AP news reporter who is the author of the article, joins CBSN with more on the report.