"Awkward wording. Rephrase": linguistic injustice in ecological journals.

@article{Clavero2010AwkwardWR,
  title={"Awkward wording. Rephrase": linguistic injustice in ecological journals.},
  author={Miguel Clavero},
  journal={Trends in ecology & evolution},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 10},
  pages={552-3}
}
International scientific communication is monolithically dominated by English, particularly within natural sciences [1,2]. The professional career of individual scientists relies on their ability to publish in internationally relevant journals, and writing in English is the only way to achieve this. Non-native English speakers (NoNES) seem to be clearly disadvantaged with respect to native English speakers (NES) when trying to get their work published [3]. In fact, English language proficiency… CONTINUE READING
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