This is the seventy-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 (July 2 – July 8, 2018):

Monday: “Four sites added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List,” UNESCO World Heritage Centre


Tuesday: The Nature of Confederation” by Sean Kheraj, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)


Wednesday: “Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Ambitious Plan to Save the Planet” by Emily Atkin, The New Republic 


Thursday: Our natural world is disappearing before our eyes. We have to save it” by George Monbiot, The Guardian


Friday: 5 Reasons to Like the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency” by Brian Clark Howard and Robert Kunzig, National Geographic 


Saturday: Local, National, and Imperial Landscapes of Science” by Pete Anderson, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)


Sunday: Kazakhstan, Russia agree to develop joint projects at Baikonur launch pad,” TASS: Russian News Agency

Top Words

1. Canada 

2. EPA

3. climate

4. will

5. Farm

6. said

7. Experimental 

8. country 

9. natural

10. also

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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