Arctic Yearbook 2014 - Page 22

9 Apr: As part of a training exercise, a Russian airborne unit lands at the North Pole. (Barents Observer) 2 Apr: The National Snow and Ice Data Center announces that average ice extent in March was 14.8 million square km, 730,000 sqare km below the 19812010 average. (Guardian) 18 Apr: The first tanker with oil from the Prirazlomnaya platform in the Kara Sea departs to bring its cargo to market. (Voice of Russia) 2 Apr: Nunavut launches a program to bring “tele-psychiatry” to remote communities. (Huffington Post) 11 Apr: Shipping company Fednav pioneers the use of drones as navigation