This is the 194th 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. 

Two black silhouettes face each other; the tops of their heads are open and gears and lightbulbs are portrayed above their heads. This images represents knowledge.

Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (November 9, 2020 – November 15, 2020):

Monday: “Walden Quotes – Lessons Learnt from Living in the Woods” by Signe Heyerdahl, Outdoor Fitness Society

Tuesday: Why White Garbage In, Trash Out” by Clara Jeffery, Mother Jones

Wednesday: “‘So Much History in Just 13.1 Miles!”: Racing to go Back” by Madeline H. Berry, Environmental History Now

Thursday: ““Two‐Eyed Seeing”: An Indigenous framework to transform fisheries research and management” by Andrea J. Reid,, Fish and Fisheries

Friday: Audubon Society hit by claims of ‘intimidation and threats’” by Zack Colman, Politico

Saturday: Frank Herbert’s Ecology and the Science of Soil Conservation” by Veronika Kratz, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Sunday: Boris Johnson overrules Rishi Sunak to finance green funds that fiancee Carrie Symonds supports despite opposition from a sceptical Treasury” by Glen Owen and James Heale, Daily Mail

Top Words

  1. knowledge
  2. Indigenous
  3. Google
  4. Scholar
  5. fisheries
  6. Science
  7. Web
  8. Seeing
  9. Two-Eyed
  10. research
knowledge, Indigenous, Google

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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