This is the sixty-seventh 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.

Dugong (Dugong dugon) underwater portrait, Lamen Bay, Epi Island, Vanuatu

Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (June 4 – June 10, 2018):

Monday: “Greece tourism at record high amid alarm over environmental cost” by Helena Smith, The Guardian

Tuesday: World Environment Day (WED) | Theme year-wise | Host City,” Nandani Tutorial

Wednesday: “A History Of Environmental Destruction” by Ewan Wilson, The Games’ Edge

Thursday: Scientists propose changing the rules of history to avoid environmental collapse,”

Friday: ‘I just love those old buildings’: Photographer creates map of 275 Sask. grain elevators” by Heidi Atter, CBC News: Saskatchewan

Saturday: Crying Dugongs and Ocean Encounters in Southeast Asia” by Anthony Medrano, Edge Effects

Sunday: Scientists propose changing the rules of history to avoid environmental collapse,” Archaeology News Network

Top Word

1. dugong

2. new

3. human

4. one

5. like

6. said

7. Environment  

8. just  

9. Attrell

10. Earth


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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