Arctic in Context, a World Policy Institute online initiative directed by Erica Dingman, provides needed context on Arctic issues at a crucial time for the region. In debuting this new initiative, World Policy presents an interactive timeline documenting the rich history of the Arctic region, beginning in 16,000 BC and continuing into the 1800s.
Click here to view the timeline.
This timeline is part of 3-part series with Arctic in Context.
Compiled by Erica Dingman, Alan Kirk, and Libby Leyden-Sussler.
[Photos courtsey of Flickr]