This is the 204th 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. 

said in black lettering with a green background

Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (January 18, 2021 – January 24, 2021):

Monday: “Arrest warrant issued for ex-Florida data analyst Rebekah Jones” by Josh Fiallo, Tampa Bay Times


Tuesday: Placement joys: the Parkyns Collection” by Matthew Carter, University of Nottingham


Wednesday: “Biden rescinds 1776 commission via executive order” by Caroline Kelly, CNN


Thursday: “Biden returns US to Paris climate accord hours after becoming president” by Oliver Milman, The Guardian


Friday: The Meaning of the Mittens: Five Possibilities” by Naomi Klein, The Intercept


Saturday: Quarter of known bee species have not been recorded since 1990” by Patrick Barkham, The Guardian


Sunday: Jair Bolsonaro could face charges in The Hague over Amazon rainforest” by Flávia Milhorance, The Guardian


Top Words

  1. said
  2. Parkyns
  3. climate
  4. mittens
  5. Trump
  6. will
  7. Biden
  8. Jones
  9. people
  10. specimens
said, Parkyns, climate

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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