This is the twelfth post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared amongst Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week.

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Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (May 22 – May 28, 2017):

Monday: “How Thousand-Year-Old Trees Became the New Ivory” by Lyndsie Bourgon,

Tuesday: Rep. Karl Oliver should resign after lynching comment: Our View,” The Clarion Ledger

Wednesday: Why Flamingos Are More Stable on One Leg Than Two” By Ed Yong, The Atlantic

Thursday: It’s time for academics to take back control of research journals” by Stephen Curry, The Guardian

Friday: J.D. Vance, the False Prophet of Blue America” by Sarah Jones, New Republic

Saturday: Russian ambassador told Moscow that Kushner wanted secret communications channel with Kremlin” by Ellen Nakashima, Adam Entous and Greg Miller, The Washington Post

Sunday: These Are The Victims Of The Portland Train Stabbing Attack” by Julia Reinstein and Salvador Hernandez, Buzzfeed News

Top Words

1. one

2. Trump

3. says

4. said

5. can

6. like

7. tree

8. white

9. timber

10. just

Published by Jessica M. DeWitt

Dr. Jessica M. DeWitt is an environmental historian of Canada and the United States. She is passionate about the use of digital technologies to bridge the gap between the public and researchers. In addition to her community and professional work, she offers various editing and social media consultancy services.

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