This is the thirty-ninth 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.


Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (November 20– November 26, 2017):

Monday: “Experts: Great Lakes’ water health having a ‘mid-life crisis’” by Tom Henry, The Blade

Tuesday: The remixing of peoples: Migration as adaptation” by Cameron Muir, Griffith Review

Wednesday: “The Environmental History of the Pacific World,” Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society

Thursday: Environment and Development — Ninth Class: Disasters, Vulnerability and Insecure Environments” by Stephen Bocking, Environment, History, Science Stephen Bocking, Trent University

Friday:  The Welcome Stranger Nugget,”

Saturday: Environment and Development — Tenth Class: Violence and the Environment” by Stephen Bocking, Environment, History, Science Stephen Bocking, Trent University

Sunday: Old Nick’s Cursed Metal” by Katelyn Spidle, CIM Magazine

Top Words

1. Tasos

2. said

3. people

4. refugees

5. climate

6. Greece

7. Syria

8. began

9. water

10. University

11. Europe

12. made

13. one

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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