This is the seventy-ninth 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 (August 27 – September 2, 2018):

Monday: “Finding Environmental History in … Sharknado?” by Daniel Macfarlane, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Tuesday: The Best New Adventure Books for Fall” by Heather Hansman, Outside

Wednesday: “Imagining the Eco-Social—Speaker Series” by Anna Grear, Environmental Justice Research Unit, Cardiff University 

Thursday: A day in the life of an Australian environmental lawyer” by Angela Heathcote, Australian Geographic 

Friday: At Least 640 Environmental Activists Murdered Since 2009,” teleSUR

Saturday: #EnvHist Worth Reading: June and July 2018” by Jessica DeWitt, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Sunday: WILLIAM J. TURKEL; Spark from the Deep: How Shocking Experiments with Strongly Electric Fish Powered Scientific Discovery” by Carla Nappi, New Books Network

Top Words

1. environmental

2. Falls

3. Sharknado 

4. climate

5. water

6. history 

7. Niagara 

8. change

9. human

10. can

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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