This is the 186th 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 (September 14, 2020 – September 20, 2020):

Monday: “Gouverner le désir de rivage: La fondation du Conservatoire du littoral, 1972‑1978” by Renaud Bécot and Giacomo Parrinello, Le mouvement social

Tuesday: ‘Like an Experimental Concentration Camp’: Whistleblower Complaint Alleges Mass Hysterectomies at ICE Detention Center” by Jerry Lambe, Law & Crime

Wednesday: “‘River Weaving’: NIU history woven throughout environmental art installation,” The Mid-Week

Thursday: “#EnvHist Worth Reading: August 2020” by Jessica DeWitt, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Friday: Negotiating a course for MFV UK in the North Atlantic of tomorrow.,” Through the Gaps – Newlyn Fishing News

Saturday: Environmental History and the Fall of Rome, with Kristina Sessa,”

Sunday: The Man Who Saved the Nation From One of the Worst Environmental Disasters in History” by Michael Behar, 5280

Top Words

1. fishing

2. Bennett

3. history

4. said

5. also

6. environmental

7. soil

8. Spanish

9. one

10. erosion

11. fish

12. time

fishing, Bennett, history

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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