This is the 135th 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 (September 23, 2019 – September 29, 2019):

Monday: “The Role Geology Played In One Of The Most Famous Last Stands In History” by David Bressan, Forbes 

Tuesday: 19-Year-Old Indigenous Climate Activist Artemisa Xakriabá: “We Fight for Mother Earth”,” Democray Now!

Wednesday: “The Klamath River now has the legal rights of a person” by Anna V. Smith, High Country News

Thursday: Environmental History and the Boundaries of Academia” by Andrea Gaynor, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Friday: Billboard touting the benefits of climate change appears in west Edmonton” by Steven Dyer, CTV News Edmonton

Saturday: Joseph Wilson, Who Challenged Iraq War Narrative, Dies at 69” by David E. Sanger and Neil Genzlinger, The New York Times

Sunday: Support British Culture Archive” by British Culture Archive, Crowdfunder

Top Words

1. September

2. 29th

3. project

4. pledged

5. climate

6. Wilson

7. environmental

8. archive

9. also

10. rights

11. 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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