This is the 116th 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.

Saïd Sadi

Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (May 13, 2019 – May 19, 2019):

Monday: “New data platform illuminates history of humans’ environmental impact” by Natalie Van Hoose, Phys.Org


Tuesday: New data platform illuminates history of humans’ environmental impact” by Florida Museum of Natural History, EurekAlert! 


Wednesday: “San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition Technology” by Kate Conger, Richard Fausset, and Serge F. Kovaleski, The New York Times


Thursday: New Data Platform Illuminates History of Humans’ Environmental ImpactFlorida Museum of Natural History


Friday: How Longleaf Pines Helped Build the U.S.” by Matthew Wills, JStor Daily


Saturday: Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment” by Damian Carrington, The Guardian


Sunday: Genocide against Indigenous Peoples recognized by Canadian Museum for Human Rights” by Lenard Monkman, CBC News 

Top Words

1. said

2. data

3. ZooArchNet

4. people

5. can 

6. animals

7. technology

8. records

9. genocide

10. climate

11. Museum

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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