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U.S. Surveillance Aids Environmental Study

It's not surprising that the Bush administration is backing a plan to increase communication between satellite surveillance agencies. What is surprising is that the shared information could possibly help improve the global environment.

NPR's John Nielsen reports on the White House-approved efforts of many groups, including NASA, to monitor and track patterns in the environment.

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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.