This is the 163rd 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 (April 6, 2020 – April 12, 2020):

Monday: “In Chicago, 70% of COVID-19 Deaths Are Black” by Elliott Ramos and María Inés Zamudio, WBEZ

Tuesday: In memory of Jarrett Rudy (1970-2020), friend and colleague” by Magda Fahrni,

Wednesday: “John Prine, One of America’s Greatest Songwriters, Dead at 73” by Stephen L. Betts and Patrick Doyle, RollingStone

Thursday: Review – “An Environmental History of the Civil War” by Browning & Silver,” Civil War Books and Authors

Friday: Born to rewild: why now is the perfect time to make your lawn an eco-paradise” by Megan Mayhew Bergman, The Guardian

Saturday: What’s After Bernie Sanders?” by Nick Estes, The Red Nation

Sunday: White House Seeks To Lower Farmworker Pay To Help Agriculture Industry” by Franco Ordonez, NPR


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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