This is the 167th 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 (May 4, 2020 – May 10, 2020):

Monday: “Government refuses multi-billion pound bailout for universities” by Richard Adams, The Guardian

Tuesday: New Data Platform Illuminates History of Human Environmental Impact,Ancient Origins

Wednesday: “58 percent of workers at Tyson meat factory in Iowa test positive for coronavirus” by Doha Madani, NBC News

Thursday: Arbor Day in Quebec: A Brief Early History” by Jack Little, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Friday: Top 10 Worst Environmental Decisions in California’s History” by Ethan Elkind, Ethan Elkind: Writings on Environment & Politics, and Music

Saturday: It’s the Pandemic, Stupid” by Derek Thompson, The Atlantic

Sunday: Fuck the Bread. The Bread Is Over.” by Sabrina Orah Mark, The Paris Review

Top Words

1. said

2. will

3. can

4. environmental

5. data

6. day

7. Joly

8. Arbor

9. trees

10. impact

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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