This is the 217th 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. 

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Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (April 26, 2021 – May 2, 2021):

Monday: “Panelists discuss new approaches to East Asian environmental history” by Alexander Zyles, CUIndependent


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


Wednesday: “Japanese PM staff ‘restrict’ reporter from pressers for ‘spreading misinformation’ about environmental harm” by Nevin Thompson, Global Voices


Thursday: “‘We are witnessing a crime against humanity’: Arundhati Roy on India’s Covid catastrophe” by Arundhati Roy, The Guardian


Friday: The First Australians grew to a population of millions, much more than previous estimates” by Corey J. Bradshaw, et.al., The Conversation


Saturday: Studying history should not be only for the elite, say academics” by Anna Fazackerley, The Guardian


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


Top Words

  1. people
  2. history
  3. government
  4. said
  5. India
  6. Modi
  7. will
  8. environmental
  9. University
  10. new
  11. state
people, history, government

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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