This is the 180th 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 (August 3, 2020 – August 9, 2020):

Monday: “Unearthed: Ramya Swayamprakash” by Ramya Swayamprakash, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Tuesday: The Trump Administration Is Reversing 100 Environmental Rules. Here’s the Full List.” by Nadja Popovich, Livia Albeck-Ripka, and Kendra Pierre-Louis, The New York Times

Wednesday: “The complicated history of environmental racism” by Victoria Peña-Parr, UNM Newsroom

Thursday: “Animal Farms: A porcine history of East Germany’s rise and fall” by Thomas Fleischman, Cabinet

Friday: Major petition urges insurers to drop Trans Mountain coverage” by Lyle Adriano, Insurance Business Canada

Saturday: Canadian ice shelf area bigger than Manhattan collapses due to rising temperatures” by Reuters, The Guardian

Sunday: Mauritius facing ‘unprecedented environmental’ crisis following oil spill in sensitive waters,” Chek News

Top Words

1. Read

2. environmental

3. Department

4. E.P.A

5. New 

6. East

7. Mexico

8. Interior

9. federal

10. Gómez

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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