This is the 158th 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 (March 2, 2020 – March 8, 2020):

Monday: “Argentina set to become first major Latin American country to legalise abortion” by Uki Goñi, The Guardian


Tuesday: A Change of Perspective: Visiting the Places of Your Research” by Katrin Kleeman, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)


Wednesday: “Fear of ‘reputational damage’ prompts secret Russell Group meeting to call for leadership on casualisation,” University and College Union


Thursday: Joe Biden: An Anti-Endorsement” by The Nation, The Nation


Friday: Why Alaskans Are Trying to Recall Their Governor” by Dan Kaufman, The New Yorker 


Saturday: How an Oil Spill 50 Years Ago Inspired the First Earth Day” by Lila Thulin, Smithsonian Magazine


Sunday: Upcoming Environmental History Events in Sydney” by Emily O’Gorman, Australian & New Zealand Environmental History Network

Top Words

1. state

2. Dunleavy

3. oil

4. said

5. recall

6. Alaska

7. can

8. also

9. Laki

10. dollars

11. one

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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