This is the 222nd 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 (May 31, 2021 – June 6, 2021):

Monday: “Russia wants to revive military meetings among Arctic Council members” by Jane George, Nunatsiaq

Tuesday: Libarna as an Agricultural Stronghold” by Zoe Yamada Stave, Libarna Urban Landscapes Project

Wednesday: “Ship threatening worst environmental disaster in Sri Lanka’s history is now sinking” by Maroosha Muzaffar, Independent

Thursday: “Racial Justice Is Environmental Justice” by Leslie Fields, Sierra

Friday: Mi’kmaq plan fall gathering of survivors of Shubenacadie residential school” by Jack Julian, CBC News

Saturday: The darkest days of my life: Reporting on India’s brutal second Covid wave” by Vedika Sud, CNN

Sunday: In 1958 Mao Zedong ordered all the sparrows to be killed because they ate too much grain. This caused one of the worst environmental disasters in history” by Goran Blazeski, The Vintage News

Top Words

  1. COVID-19
  2. April
  3. crisis
  4. India’s
  5. Caption
  6. Hide
  7. Photos
  8. Delhi
  9. New
  10. said
Covid-19, April, Crisis

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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