This is the ninety-seventh 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 (December 31, 2018 – January 6, 2018):

Monday: “Do You Know Where Your Healing Crystals Come From?” by Emily Atkin, The New Republic

Tuesday: The Year in Apocalypses” by Alan MacEachern, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Wednesday: “Mayor de Blasio Announces Ban On Single-use Styrofoam Products In New York City Will Be In Effect Beginning 2019,” NYC

Thursday: A Look at the State’s Rich Environmental History” by Heather Woolridge, WITF

Friday: Volume 38, Issue 3,” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 

Saturday: The Naturalist” by Deanna Csomo McCool, Notre Dame Magazine

Sunday: Northwestern Professor Talks Radical ’80s Environmentalism, “Tree Spiking” at Sem Co-Op” by Charlie Kolodziej, The Chicago Maroon

Top Words

1. Nieuwland

2. said

3. environmental

4. will

5. can

6. New

7. crystals

8. ban

9. one

10. styrofoam

11. rubber

12. York

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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