This is the ninety-fifth 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.

History in the Making

Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (December 17 – December 23, 2018):

Monday: “What colonial writing about Indian birds reveals about the British Raj” by Jamil Urfi,

Tuesday: Salmon Farms, and the Science and Politics of Neighbors” by Stephen Bocking, Environment, History, Science

Wednesday: “Environmental Education Internship,” Orion Magazine

Thursday: The Life of Air: A Meditation on Studying the Unseen,” by Alyssa Kreikemeier, Environmental History Now

Friday: Habits and history determine if conservation succeeds or fails,” Princeton Environmental Institute 

Saturday: The Christmas protest number one you rarely hear in shops” by Chris Wood, BBC News

Sunday: Natural history museums have never been more necessary” by Nicole Heller, Apollo 

Top Words

1. history

2. British

3. environmental

4. birds

5. one

6. also

7. said

8. Image

9. natural

10. India

11. air

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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