This is the 146th 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 (December 9, 2019 – December 15, 2019):

Monday: “Trump Pick For Border Wall Contract Has History Of Environmental, Workplace Violations” by Rachel Sandler, Forbes

Tuesday: Report on Australasian Workshop on Teaching Environmental History and Humanities November 2019” by Emily O’Gorman, Australian and New Zealand Environmental History Network 

Wednesday: “A recent history of Great Lakes nonindigenous species” by Rochelle Sturtevant and El Lower, MSU Extension: Michigan Sea Grant

Thursday: Episode 47: Year Without a Summer, Part III” by Sean Munger, Second Decade Podcast

Friday: Trump Nominates Ex-Monsanto Exec to ‘Help the Most Anti-Environmental Administration in History Do Even More Damage’” by Debbie Coffey, Straight from the Horses Mouth

Saturday: “The Heart of the Great Lakes”: New book looks at the Detroit River’s history and its environmental recovery” by Gary Wilson, Great Lakes Now

Sunday: Jason Kenney’s approval rating plummets in the wake of Alberta budget cuts” by Stuart Thomson, National Post

Top Words

1. Great

2. Lakes

3. environmental

4. species

5. history

6. river

7. Detroit

8. years

9. Michigan

10. last 


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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