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Coast Guards of Arctic Nations Seek Deeper Cooperation

Coast guard leaders from the U.S., Russia and other Arctic nations are meeting to strengthen cooperation in northern seas, where warming temperatures are opening new waterways to boat traffic. An agreement setting up a new forum dedicated to security and stewardship of Arctic waters is expected to be signed Friday by leaders from eight countries' maritime agencies.   The leaders have gathered since Wednesday behind closed doors at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in...

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