This is the fifty-fifth 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 (March 12 – March 18, 2018):

Monday: “Teaching the Environmental History of the Past Ten Years” by Jeremy Caradonna, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Tuesday: Canadian Environmental History at ASEH 2018” by Tina Adcock, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Wednesday: “Crowdsourcing 600 Years of Human History” by Francis Collins, National Institutes of Health

Thursday: Choosing Dark: A Month Without Lights” by Rob Gee, Unguided

Friday: Samarco dam collapse: one year on from Brazil’s worst environmental disaster” by Dom Phillips, The Guardian

Saturday: Alfred W. Crosby on the Columbian Exchange” by Megan Gambino,

Sunday: ASU professors raise a glass to St. Patrick’s Day traditions” by Marshall Terrill, ASU Now

Top Words

1. University

2. one  

3. World 

4. people 

5. light

6. just 

7. environmental

8. history 

9. Room

10. don’t

11. need

12. New 

13. Old

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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