The ESEH awards two publication prizes every two years:
- the Turku Book Award in the amount of 3000 Euros (jointly awarded by the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Munich and the ESEH)
- the ESEH Article Prize in the amount of 500 Euros for the best article in environmental history
Both prizes are awarded at the biennial meetings of the European Society for Environmental History. On the same occasion the society awards a Best Poster Prize.