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New Maritime Rules to Help Rare Whale

The rare North Atlantic right whale lives in a dangerous habitat. New international maritime rules taking effect will divert ships from an important feeding area off Massachusetts in a bid to bring the whale back from the brink of extinction. Hear NPR's John Nielsen.

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John Nielsen
John Nielsen covers environmental issues for NPR. His reports air regularly on NPR's award-winning news magazines, All Things Considered, Morning Edition and Weekend Edition. He also prepares documentaries for the NPR/National Geographic Radio Expeditions series, which is heard regularly on Morning Edition. Nielsen also occasionally serves as the substitute host for several NPR News programs.