This is the 198th 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. 

An screenshot of a journal pointing to the location of the article's DOI.

Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (December 7, 2020 – December 13, 2020):

Monday: “‘Sistine Chapel of the ancients’ rock art discovered in remote Amazon forest” by Jonathan Watts, The Guardian


Tuesday: The Arts, Environmental Justice, and the Ecological Crisis: Conversation Piece,” British Art Studies


Wednesday: “EnvHist Worth Reading: November 2020” by Jessica DeWitt, Network in Canadian History and Envrionment (NiCHE)


Thursday: “Shift to a Not-So-Frozen North Is Well Underway, Scientists Warn” by Henry Fountain, The New York Times


Friday: Environmental Histories of Ontario: Special Issue of Ontario History Journal” by Sarah McCabe, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)


Saturday: The Virus, the Bats and Us” by David Quammen, The New York Times


Sunday: Wealthy MP urged to pay up for his family’s slave trade past” by Paul Lashmar and Jonathan Smith, The Guardian


Top Words

  1. DOI
  2. bats
  3. also
  4. history
  5. art
  6. Indigenous
  7. can
  8. University
  9. one
  10. concrete
DOI, bats, also

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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