This is the ninetieth post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared among Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week.

Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (November 12 – November 18, 2018):

Monday: “Canadian History Roundup – Week of November 4, 2018” by Andrea Eidinger, Unwritten Histories


Tuesday: 2019 Conference Call for Papers,” European Society  for Environmental History


Wednesday: “AI can’t replace doctors. But it can make them better” by Rahul Parikh, MIT Technology Review


Thursday: Sooty Feathers Tell the History of Pollution in American Cities” by Alex Furuya, Audubon 


Friday: Exposed: Adani’s Horrible History of Destruction, Fraud and Corruption,” Australian Marine Conservation Society


Saturday: ‘Toxic’ Is Oxford’s Word of the Year. No, We’re Not Gaslighting You” by Jennifer Schuessler, The New York Times


Sunday: Jingo the Dinosaur—a World War I Mascot” by Brian Switek, Smithsonian.com 

Top Words

1. new

2. can

3. Canadian

4. History

5. environmental 

6. history

7. also 

8. WW1

9. boundaries

10. time

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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