This is the forty-third 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 (December 18– December 24, 2017):

Monday: “Here’s Why the Environmental Protection Agency Was Created” by Lily Rothman, TIME


Tuesday: Shipping History,” Port of Tyne


Wednesday: “2017: A Year of Canadian History in Review” by Andrea Eidinger and Stephanie Pettigrew, Unwritten Histories


Thursday: Broadening the Humanities’ Skill Set” by Jessica DeWitt, Historical DeWitticisms


Friday: An environmental lawyer says Houston is at a “turning point in its history” after Harvey” by Gerald Hanks, Rare Houston


Saturday: Jackson Hole Environmental Health Winter Film Series: Secret History Of Environmental Pollution I,” Environmental Health Trust


Sunday: The Downside of Progress” by Doug Brown, Cambridge Historical Society

Top Words

1. new

2. GIS

3. Canadian

4. Sailing

5. History

6. Ltd

7. Arrival

8. Canada 

9. history

10. RORO

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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