This is the 209th 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. 

Thorvaldsen building, University of Saskatchewan

Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (February 22, 2021 – February 28, 2021):

Monday: “How to make sure the L.A. River Master Plan fulfills its promise to the Gateway Cities” by Jon Christianson and Becky Nicolaides, Los Angeles Times


Tuesday: BREAKING: Greek Oil Tanker Caused Worst Environmental Disaster in Israeli History” by Richard Silverstein, Tikun Olam תיקון עולם


Wednesday: “BREAKING: Greek Oil Tanker Caused Worst Environmental Disaster in Israeli History” by Richard Silverstein, Tikun Olam תיקון עולם


Thursday: “Quebec’s Magpie River becomes first in Canada to be granted legal personhood” by Chloe Rose Stuart-Ulin, Canada’s National Observer


Friday: The Deep South Has a Rich History of Resistance, as Amazon Is Learning” by Jamelle Bouie, The New York Times


Saturday: The Sixth Biennial Conference of East Asian Environmental History (EAEH 2021),” Association for East Asian Environmental History


Sunday: An Environmental Disaster Brought To You By Meat: Chicago’s Bubbly Creek” by Ada McVean, McGill


Top Words

  1. University
  2. will
  3. river
  4. oil
  5. environmental
  6. Black
  7. River
  8. disaster
  9. Israeli
  10. Kyoto
University, Will, River

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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