They’re not recognizable like polar bears or whales. But phytoplankton are a key part of life in the Arctic -- and now, they're at the center of a new research effort to predict how the region will respond to climate change.
A member of a group that formed after the Selendang Ayu ran aground a decade ago, is calling for more rescue tugs, monitoring and risk management measures in the Bering Strait and Unimak Pass.
New District 17 commander Rear Adm. Dan Abel says he's ready to carry on the Coast Guard's Arctic mission
A handful of Jet Ski riders took to Auke Lake this weekend as part of a boater safety workshop.
The U.S. Coast Guard says boating fatalities are down in Alaska and nationwide.
53-year old man disappeared from M/V Malto Hope in North Pacific
A recent government report suggests less ice may not mean more ships in the Arctic.
As the U.S. Coast Guard plans for an increased presence in the Arctic, its taking stock of what its environmental impact will be in the years to come.
The Coast Guard sent three aircraft on a long-range rescue for a mariner aboard a container ship near Unalaska Monday.
According to a review board, faulty equipment and work practices of the cutter Waesche put Petty Officer Travis Obendorf in harm’s way.