Gaia Vince is a journalist and broadcaster specialising in science and the environment.
She has been the front editor of the journal Nature Climate Change, the news editor of Nature and online editor of New Scientist. Her book Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet we Made won the 2015 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, The Times, Science, Scientific American, Australian Geographic and the Australian.
She has a regular column, Smart Planet, on BBC Online, and devises and presents programmes about the Anthropocene for BBC radio. She blogs at WanderingGaia.com and tweets at @WanderingGaia.
What is the future of our built and natural landscapes? How far are they influenced by politics, by local communities? Is there an inevitability to our planet’s decline and decay, or can we rally round to create a better landscape to inhabit?