Open Arctic Ocean opens new dangers
Alaska Coast Guard commander comments on relative risks of shipping and oil exploration in Arctic waters
As the climate warms and the Arctic sea ice cover shrinks, especially in the summer and fall, new economic opportunities are arising in Arctic waters. Russia is opening up a sea route around its northern coast and through the Bering Strait; tourist cruise ships have started appearing in previously i....
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Coast Guard icebreaker returns to service
Polar Sea on hold
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