This is the forty-sixth 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 (January 8– January 14, 2018):

Monday: “Chinese space station, or pieces of it, will fall to Earth in March — somewhere,” CBCNews: Technology & Science

Tuesday: Burial Traditions,” Culture Victoria

Wednesday: “Memories and History: The 1998 Ice Storm” by Andrea Eidinger, Unwritten Histories

Thursday: UN Environment and WHO agree to major collaboration on environmental health risks,” World Health Organization

Friday: How Plastic Took Over The World (and Created A Big Mess): A Brief, Disposable History” by Matthew Green, KQED News

Saturday: Paper submissions to open panels,” 4S Sydney 

Sunday: Growing fossil fuel divestment movement poses challenges for Alberta energy industry” by James Wood, Calgary Herald

Top Words

1. University 

2. science

3. panel

4. STS

5. research

6. social

7. knowledge

8. new

9. technologies

10. practices

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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