This is the 122nd 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 (June 24, 2019 – June 29, 2019):

Monday: “An Ode: A History of Lilacs in Canada” by Andrea Eidinger, Unwritten Histories 


Tuesday: Potentially historic and deadly early summer heat wave to roast Europe from Wednesday through Friday” by Ian Livingston and Jason Samenow, The Washington Post


Wednesday: “The Last of Its Kind” by Ed Yong, The Atlantic


Thursday: How Ambient Chill Became the New Silence” by Sophie Haigney, Topic Magazine


Friday: ‘I Remember that Town, There Must be a Fine Spirit There’: Railway Gardening in Canada” by Stephanie Bellissimo, Canadian Heritage Matters


Saturday: CELA’s June 2019 Bulletin,” Canadian Environmental Law Association


Sunday: Nearly half a million people urge Indian govt to declare a ‘climate emergency‘” by Reuters, Dev Discourse 

Top Words

1. music

2. time

3. lilacs

4. one

5. like

6. Canadian

7. Canada

8. people

9. species

10. can

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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