From an episode of BreakfastersPresented by Geraldine Hickey, Jeff Sparrow and Sarah Smith

Interview

Why ‘Personhood’ Shouldn’t Only Apply to Humans

Conservationist, author and founder of ‘The Orangutan Project’ Leif Cocks joins the Breakfasters to discuss the problems that are afflicting orangutan populations. While we’ve become more aware of how human consumption is affecting orangutan habitats, our attempts to address these issues are still taking place within a framework that centres human interests, which Leif believes impedes our ability to solve this crisis.

Leif Cocks on Breakfasters
Listen to Why ‘Personhood’ Shouldn’t Only Apply to Humans12:3716 April 2019