This is the sixty-second 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 30 – May 6, 2018):

Monday: “Day, Earth, Environmental” by Jessica DeWitt, Historical DeWitticisms

Tuesday: Our home on website lets users explore Indigenous ancestral territories” by Nic Meloney, CBC Indigenous

Wednesday: “Making it Rain,” 99% Invisible

Thursday: The Great Epizootic of 1872-73” by Sean KherajNetwork in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)


Saturday: The Role of Water in African American History” by Tyler Parry, Black Perspectives

Sunday: Raising Cattle, Losing People: Tracking soil nitrogen in Wise Creek, Saskatchewan” by Laura Larsen, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Top Words

1. nitrogen

2. feathers

3. water

4. weather

5. people

6. Black

7. can

8. history

9. also

10. Creek

11. Wise

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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