This is the 164th 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 13, 2020 – April 19, 2020):

Monday: “Virginia governor makes Election Day a holiday and expands early voting” by Paul LeBlanc, CNN Politics


Tuesday: What Do Countries With The Best Coronavirus Responses Have In Common? Women Leaders” by Avivah Wittenberg-Cox, Forbes


Wednesday: “When Photographers Get Too Close, Wildlife Pays the Price” by Annie Roth, Hakai Magazine


Thursday: Land O’Lakes quietly gets rid of iconic Indian maiden mascot” by Max Nesterak, Minnesota Reformer


Friday: ‘Spectacular’ artefacts found as Norway ice-patch melts” by Esther Addley, The Guardian


Saturday: What Difference Does a Day Make? Earth Day at Fifty” by Paul Elie, Emergence Magazine


Sunday: Is the Virus on My Clothes? My Shoes? My Hair? My Newspaper?” by Tara Parker-Pope, The New York Times

Top Words

1. Earth

2. people

3. can

4. climate

5. said

6. Day

7. time

8. New

9. says

10. Dieterich

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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