This is the 216th 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. 

Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (April 19, 2021 – April 25, 2021):

Monday: “Earth Day 2021,” North American Association for Environmental Education


Tuesday: People have shaped most of terrestrial nature for at least 12,000 years” by Erle C. Ellis, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America


Wednesday: “Quotations about the Environment,” United States Environmental Protection Agency


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


Friday: What 250 Years of Innovation History Reveals About Our Green Future” by Per Espen Stoknes, The MIT Press Reader


Saturday: Oscar-nominated ‘Wolfwalkers’ blends environmental, spiritual history of Ireland” by Anna Kusmer, The World


Sunday: Senior GRU Leader Directly Involved With Czech Arms Depot Explosion,” Bellingcat


Top Words

  1. use
  2. Scholar
  3. land
  4. global
  5. Fig
  6. human
  7. biodiversity
  8. time
  9. areas
  10. new
use, Scholar, land

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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