This is the 117th 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 among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (May 20, 2019 – May 26, 2019):

Monday: “Anton Chekhov: Environmental Prophet for Our Planet” by Walter G. Moss, History News Network


Tuesday: Women on Wheels” by Joanna Scutt, Curbed


Wednesday: “Rowan Williams endorses the lead candidate for the Green Party in Eastern Region,” Eastern Green Party


Thursday: The bogs are alive: how art is healing Scottish peatlands” by Murdo MacLeod, The Guardian


Friday: Reimagining the Megalodon, the World’s Most Terrifying Sea Creature” by Arik Gabbai, Smithsonian.com 


Saturday: Messel: An Ancient Greenhouse Ecosystem” by Jan Freedman, TwilightBeasts


Sunday: Liberal environmental contradictions could pave way for Conservative win” by Mark Winfield, National Post

Top Words

1. women

2. cycling

3. bike

4. years 

5. life

6. environmental

7. bog

8. will

9. city

10. like

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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