This is the fifty-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 (February 26 – March 4, 2018):

Monday: “New Study Shows Environmental Racism and Economic Injustice in Health Burdens of Particulate Pollution in U.S.” by Brian Willis, Common Dreams

Tuesday: A ‘one in a million’ yellow cardinal is dazzling the Internet with its sunshiny feathers” by Karin Brulliard, The Washington Post

Wednesday: “The Environmental Justice Movement” by Renee Skelton and Vernice Miller, National Resources Defense Council

Thursday: America’s Most Toxic Town Is Not Where You Think” by Justin Nobel, National Geographic

Friday: 5 women who made environmental history” by Jenn Savedge, Mother Nature Network

Saturday: Green Milestones | Our Land, Our Sea, Our Future,” Yankee Magazine

Sunday: Anthracite Heritage: Landscape, Memory and the Environment” by Paul A. Shackel, Open Rivers: Rethinking Water, Place & Community

Top Words

1. environmental

2. coal

3. people

4. mine

5. anthracite

6. first 

7. mining

8. communities

9. Pennsylvania

10. region

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.

Join the Conversation

1 Comment

Leave a comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: