This is the sixtieth 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 (April 16 – April 22, 2018):

Monday: “Oil exploration should not be allowed in marine refuges: WWF” by Glen Wiffen, Herald Business

Tuesday: GAO: $43,000 soundproof booth for EPA head violated law” by Gregory Wallace and Rene Marsh, CNN Politics 

Wednesday: “UF professor wins Pulitzer in history” by Deborah Strange,

Thursday: How a real life Mad Man created the biggest environmental movement in history” by Newshub Staff, Newshub

Friday: Williamsburg author pens fiction novel based on environmental history” by Brooklyn BookBeat, Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Saturday: Why Earth Day is Important” by Jennifer Shilling, Urban Milwaukee 

Sunday: How the Environment Has Changed Since the First Earth Day” by Sarah Gibbens, National Geographic

Top Words

1. Earth

2. Day

3. environmental

4. said

5. oil

6. gas

7. EPA

8. published

9. Congress

10. marine

11. area

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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