This is the 100th 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 21, 2018 – January 27, 2018):

Monday: “Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham,” The White House: President George W. Bush


Tuesday: “How Oil Has Shaped Xinjiang” (Link no longer available) by Judd Kinzley, China Dialogue


Wednesday: “The pipeline plan that will drain the lower Darling River dry” by Anne Davies and Mike Bowers, The Guardian


Thursday: The pipeline plan that will drain the lower Darling River dry” by Anne Davies and Mike Bowers, The Guardian


Friday: The pipeline plan that will drain the lower Darling River dry” by Anne Davies and Mike Bowers, The Guardian


Saturday: BP set to pay largest environmental fine in US history for Gulf oil spill” by Dominic Rushe, The Guardian


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

Top Words

1. Menindee

2. water

3. river

4. Darling

5. will

6. says

7. fish

8. Lakes

9. NSW

10. said

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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