This is the 153rd 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. 

Scholar and His Books by Gerbrand van den Eeckhout.

Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (January 27, 2020 – February 2, 2020):

Monday: “The state of global biodiversity — it’s worse than you probably think” by CJA Bradshaw,

Tuesday: Hetch Hetchy: A History in Documents” edited by Char Miller, Broadview Press

Wednesday: “Fluorescent pink slug, unique to Australian mountaintop, survives bushfires” by Else Kennedy, The Guardian

Thursday: Guardian to ban advertising from fossil fuel firms” by Jim Waterson, The Guardian

Friday: The European Russia Drought Atlas (1400–2016 CE)” by Edward R. Cook,, Climate Dynamics

Saturday: As a 28-Year-Old Latino, I’m Shocked My New Novel, Memoirs of a Middle-Aged White Lady, Has Been So Poorly Received” by Carlos Greaves, McSweeney’s 

Sunday: Dow to pay fine, address alleged environmental violations in Midland” by Bob Johnson, MLive

Top Words

1. Scholar

2. CrossRefGoogle

3. Google

4. Russian

5. climate

6. said

7. species

8. Russia

9. European

10. drought

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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