This is the fifty-first 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 12 – February 18, 2018):

Monday: “Water, One, Wonderful,” by Jessica DeWitt, Historical DeWitticisms

Tuesday: CFP: #ASEH2018Tweets: An #EnvHist Twitter Conference” by Jessica DeWitt, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Wednesday: “Botany in San Diego County Before European Contact” by Tom Oberbauer, California Native Plant Society, San Diego Chapter

Thursday: Top EPA Science Adviser Has History Of Questioning Pollution Research” by Rebecca Hersher, The Two-Way: Breaking News from NPR

Friday: Wildly Nuclear: Elliot Lake and Canada’s Nuclear Legacy” by Robynne Mellor, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Saturday: Facing Race: Your life. Your stories. Your identity.” by The Current, CBC

Sunday: All polio environmental samples test negative for the first time” by Ikram Junaidi, Dawn

Top Words

1. San

2. areas

3. vegetation 

4. Diego

5. also

6. area

7. California

8. Lake

9. now

10. trees 

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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