Brendan McGovern

Former Intern, Environmental Security Program

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Research & Writing

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly About Indonesia’s Palm Oil Boom

Growing production of palm oil in Indonesia is generating billions of dollars in export earnings and creating millions of jobs – but is harming the environment and threatening public health in the region. The global thirst for palm oil has made it a ke…

Eyes on Yet Another Prize in the Arctic Ocean: Fisheries at the Top of the World

For thousands of years it has been a desolate land of extremes ringing the world’s fourth largest ocean – bitterly cold and dark for much of the year, populated primarily by fish and wildlife, with native hunters just about the only humans around. But…

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