This is the 208th 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. 

species movie poster

Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (February 15, 2021 – February 21, 2021):

Monday: “Comments on Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Governors Island Rezoning” by Marcel Negret, Regional Plan Association


Tuesday: The Endangered Species Act: Summary, Impact, and Current Status” by Kiah Treece, Treehugger


Wednesday: “CFP: International Conference on Environmental Crises in the Indian Ocean World since 1800” by Alessandro Antonello, Australian & New Zealand Environmental History Network


Thursday: “Bison Reintroduction as Reconciliation in Saskatchewan” by Forrest Hisey, Chance Finegan, and Andrea Olive, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)


Friday: Ancient kauri trees reveal a turning point in Earth’s history 42,000 years ago” by Susan Pepperell, NIWA Taihoro Nukurangi


Saturday: Fact-checking the Texas energy-failure blame game” by Holmes Lybrand and Tara Subramaniam, CNN


Sunday: Air Conditioning,” 500 Years of Discovering Florida


Top Words

  1. species
  2. bison
  3. ESA
  4. Act
  5. air
  6. endangered
  7. Species
  8. Endangered
  9. also
  10. Indigenous
Species, Bison, ESA

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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