This is the thirty-fifth 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.

University of Glasgow



Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (October 23– October 29, 2017):

Monday: “The Environmental History of the Pacific World,” Rachel Carson Center

Tuesday: Burning Parkersburg warehouse had history of environmental violations” by Ken Ward, Jr., Charleston Gazette-Mail 

Wednesday: Pathogens and the Anthropocene: Germs, Genes, Geography, Part 2” by Kyle Harper, Inhabiting the Anthropocene

Thursday: The Smithsonian Food History Weekend Roundtables,” The National Museum of American History

Friday:  The Edge of Anamoly” by Curt Meine, Center for Humans and Nature

Saturday: Elizabeth Cromwell: The Woman Who’s Leading A Major Industrial Operation In The Environmental Sector,” Veolia 

Sunday: Environmental group sues Irish government over climate change” by Natasha Geiling, ThinkProgress

Top Words

1. University

2. American



5. Driftless

6. human

7. Image

8. History

9. land

10. TOP

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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