This is the 214th 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. 

a white person holding dirt with a plant in it in their hands

Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (April 5, 2021 – April 11, 2021):

Monday: “One of India’s largest Adivasi groups has dropped its ancient cremation ritual to save trees” by Anup Dutta, Scroll.in


Tuesday: ‘This is environmental racism’: How a protest in a North Carolina farming town sparked a national movement” by Darryl Fears and Brady Dennis, The Washington Post


Wednesday: “‘This is environmental racism’: How a protest in a North Carolina farming town sparked a national movement” by Darryl Fears and Brady Dennis, The Washington Post


Thursday: “The Boundaries of Arctic Map-Making: Exploration, Environment and Marginalia” by Isabelle Gapp, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)


Friday: Gender and Environmental History – A Call to Arms” by Verena Winiwarter and Ruth Morgan, White Horse Press


Saturday: Nature’s Past Episode 23: The Next Chapter of Canadian Environmental History” by Sean Kheraj, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)


Sunday: Members Of Biden’s ‘Environmental Justice’ Advisory Council Have History Of Radicalism, Claiming Fossil Fuels Are Racist” by Ashe Schow, The Daily Wire


Top Words

  1. environmental
  2. justice
  3. communities
  4. said
  5. Black
  6. people
  7. County
  8. Warren
  9. White
  10. Environmental
environmental, justice, communities

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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