This is the 170th 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 25, 2020 – May 31, 2020):

Monday: “The very rare white reindeer that’s just been born at a farm in Gower” by Liz Day, Wales Online

Tuesday: M.Phil in Environmental History” by Katja Bruisch,” Department of History, Trinity College Dublin

Wednesday: “28-Year-Old Black Man Makes History as New CEO at Leading Environmental Tech Firm” by Derek Major, Back Enterprise

Thursday: Larry Kramer, Playwright and Outspoken AIDS Activist, Dies at 84” by Daniel Lewis, The New York Times

Friday: The Birds Are Not on Lockdown, and More People Are Watching Them” by Jacey Fortin, The New York Times

Saturday: The Minneapolis Uprising in Context” by Elizabeth Hinton, Boston Review

Sunday: Police Erupt in Violence Nationwide” by Matthew Dessem, Slate

Top Words

1. Kramer

2. said

3. black

4. Rob

5. New

6. Image

7. tidal

8. York

9. police

10. story

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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