Gaia Vince
Freelance Environmental Journalist and Author

Gaia Vince is a freelance science journalist, broadcaster and nonfiction author. Her work has appeared in the BBC, The Guardian, New Scientist, Australian Geographic and Science, among others. She is the author of Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet We Made (2014) and Transcendence: How Humans Evolved through Fire, Language, Beauty, and Time (2020).

Written by Gaia Vince

A hunting scene discovered painted in a cave in Sulawesi, Indonesia, is thought to be 44,000 years old. Photo courtesy Ratno Sardi/Griffith University

Essay/
Human evolution
Ancient yet cosmopolitan

Art, adornment and sophisticated hunting technologies flourished not only in prehistoric Europe but across the globe

Gaia Vince