This is the 212th 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. 

ways to say said

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

Monday: “Silver Veins, Dusty Lungs: Mining, Water, and Public Health in Zacatecas, 1835-1946” by Rocio Gomez, University of Nebraska Press


Tuesday: Opinion: Post-secondary education has never been more vital to Alberta’s future” by Joel Agarwal, Edmonton Journal


Wednesday: “John Roberts’ Attack on Environmental Protections Is Bad History and Bad Law” by Mark Joseph Stern, Slate


Thursday: “Holocene Climate Variability of Mesopotamia and Its Impact on the History Civilisation” by Max Engel and Helmut Brückner, Earth ArXiv


Friday: Tasmania has a long history of environmental activism, and there’s no end in sight” by Adam Langenberg and Alexandra Humphries, ABC News


Saturday: The Columnist Who Covers Doug Ford for the Toronto Sun Lives with Doug Ford’s Press Secretary” by Jonathan Goldsbie, CANADALAND


Sunday: ‘One-in-100-years’ flood talk disastrously misleading and should change, risk experts say” by Ben Deacon, ABC News


Top Words

  1. said
  2. flood
  3. floods
  4. per
  5. cent
  6. 100-year
  7. laws
  8. years
  9. government
  10. state
said, flood, floods

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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