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U.S. Coast Guard Unveils a New Model for Cooperation Atop the World

The United States Coast Guard announced Friday the creation of a new international forum for cooperation in the Arctic. Signed at the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, the new Arctic Coast Guard Forum will include coast guards or similar agencies from Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Russia and the United States. “Today’s historic Arctic Coast Guard Forum represents a critical step forward in our collective efforts to promote safety, security and environmentally responsible maritime activity in the Arctic,” said Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft. Read the rest here 10:50

Alaska’s Arctic Policy Commission tackles questions about the state’s role in a changing region

alaska dispatchAlaska’s Arctic Policy commissioners were advised to pay attention not only to the happenings in their state’s Arctic waters but around the world as they convened in Anchorage last week to work through the commission’s recommendations to the state and the nation. Read more here  14:53