NPR logo

New Maritime Rules to Help Rare Whale

Only Available in Archive Formats.
New Maritime Rules to Help Rare Whale

Science

New Maritime Rules to Help Rare Whale

New Maritime Rules to Help Rare Whale

Only Available in Archive Formats.

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.