The Rachel Carson Prize is awarded by the British Ecological Society each year for the best paper in People and Nature written by an early career author at the start of their research career. Today we are pleased to present the shortlisted papers for this year’s award, based on the previous (2nd) volume of the journal.
The winner will be selected in the coming weeks so watch this space for future announcements.
This year’s shortlisted candidates are:
Alejandra Echeverri – Can avian functional traits predict cultural ecosystem services?
Lotta Clara Kluger – Studying human–nature relationships through a network lens: A systematic review
Tristan Derham – Elephants as refugees
Stefano Mammola – Media framing of spiders may exacerbate arachnophobic sentiments