This is the ninety-ninth 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 (January 14, 2018 – January 20, 2018):

Monday: “Parks, Park, Also” by Jessica DeWitt, Historical DeWitticisms 


Tuesday: Genetic, evolutionary and plant breeding insights from the domestication of maize” by Sarah Hake and Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra, National Center for Biotechnology Information


Wednesday: “Editor’s Note: Celebrate the environmental history of the Georgia coast” by Jim Morekis, Connect Savannah


Thursday: ‘It’s happening again’: Menindee residents devastated as fish kill conditions return” by Anne Davies, The Guardian


Friday: Benjamin Franklin,” History 


Saturday: The Biggest Issues for Wildlife and Endangered Species in 2019” by John R. Platt, EcoWatch


Sunday: James Watt” by Peter W. Kingsford, Encyclopaedia Brittanica 

Top Words

1. maize

2. Franklin

3. CrossRef

4. PubMed

5. doi

6. will

7. Watt

8. species

9. also

10. engine

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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