Prehistoric communities off the coast of Britain embraced rising seas – what this means for today's island nations
New research has mapped sea-level rise around the Isles of Scilly over the last 12,000 years.
Nov. 4, 2020 • ~24 min
sea-level-rise interdisciplinarity climate-crisis adaptation in-depth insights-series prehistory
Some 13,000 years ago, an adult carrying in a child walked 1.5km kilometres in mud at great speed in the presence of hungry predators.
Oct. 9, 2020 • ~6 min
ice-age woolly-mammoth prehistory
These findings represent the earliest evidence for Homo sapiens on the Arabian Peninsula, and demonstrates the importance of Arabia for understanding human prehistory.
Sept. 18, 2020 • ~8 min
neanderthals homo-sapiens interdisciplinarity prehistory saudi-arabia
The footprints of over 20 different prehistoric people, pressed into volcanic ash thousands of years ago in Tanzania, show possible evidence for sexual division of labor in this ancient community.
May 14, 2020 • ~8 min
anthropology human-evolution archaeology paleontology human-behavior behavior tanzania paleoanthropology hominins prehistory