This is the fiftieth 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 (February 5 – February 11, 2018):

Monday: “A Kingdom of Dust” by Mark Arax, The California Sunday Magazine

Tuesday: Review of Wetherell, Wildlife, Land, and People” by Ian Jesse, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Wednesday: “No Provincial Charges for Mount Polley Mine Spill, One of Largest Environmental Disasters in Canadian History” by Carol Linnett, Earth First! 

Thursday: Applications Now Open for PhD Workshop in Environmental History Canberra May 2018,” Australian Environmental Humanities Hub

Friday: Call for Papers: Ripples, Leaks and Flows in Water Histories, 1400-1900,” Ripples Leaks & Flows

Saturday: Why Environmental Protections are Important to Black History Month” by Abre’ Conner, Moms Clean Air Force

Sunday: Speculating About the Weather: The Unusual Dry Fog of 1783” by Katrin Kleemann, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Top Words

1. water

2. one

3. Wonderful

4. will

5. Lynda

6. can

7. Resnick

8. Hills

9. Lost

10. California 

11. like

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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