This is the eighty-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 (September 10 – September 16, 2018):

Monday: “Growing Roots in Rocky Soil: An Environmental History of Southern Rock” by Bartow J. Elmore, Southern Cultures 

Tuesday: Science Distilled: Environmental history written into the ice,” The Discovery: Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum

Wednesday: “Fracturing landscapes: a history of fences on the U.S.-Mexico divide” by Mary E. Mendoza, Oxford University Press Blog

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

Friday: California’s Record on Climate Change Is a Stark Rebuttal to Trump” by Ronald Brownstein, The Atlantic

Saturday: Trees Reveal The Evolution Of Environmental Pollution” by Elton Alisson, Archaeology News Network

Sunday: California Climate Policies Facing Revolt from Civil-Rights Groups” by Robert Bryce, National Review

Top Words

1. southern

2. South

3. Allman

4. music

5. like

6. Brothers

7. Skynyrd

8. band

9. rock

10. environmental

11. California 

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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