This is the sixty-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 (April 23 – April 29, 2018):

Monday: “Informed Archives: The Environmental Action Coalition and the Birth of Earth Day” by Meredith Mann, New York Public Library

Tuesday: Charlton Heston: Prophet of the Eco-Apocalypse?” by Justin McBrien, Enviro-History

Wednesday: “The Goldman Prize missed the black heroes of Flint — just like the media did” by Derrick Z. Jackson, Grist

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

Friday: VIDEO: Fast fashion has a long history of environmental and social damage” by Catherine Harte, Ecologist

Saturday: Highway 152 Tree Row,”Clio 

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

Top Words

1. Day

2. Earth

3. Environmental

4. water

5. New

6. people

7. Action

8. environmental

9. Flint

10. York


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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