This is the 226th 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 (June 28, 2021 – July 4, 2021):

Monday: “Thirty Years to Catastrophe: The Climate Crisis and Neoliberalism” by Roberta Lexier, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)


Tuesday: Inside Gun-Surrendering Criminal Mark McCloskey’s Very Sad St. Louis Rally” by Daniel Hill, Riverfront Times


Wednesday: “Florida enacts sweeping law to protect its wildlife corridors” by Douglas Main, National Geographic


Thursday: “Canada Day Statement: The History of Violence Against Indigenous Peoples Fully Warrants the Use of The Word ‘Genocide’,” Canadian Historical Association


Friday: 6-Month Junior Fellowships in Global Environmental History (FRIAS)” by Alessandro Antonello, Australian and New Zealand Environmental History Network


Saturday: Texas is seeing sunflowers everywhere this summer for unexpected reasons” by Katie Friel, My San Antonio


Sunday: Massachusetts police arrest group of ‘heavily armed men’ claiming to ‘not recognize our laws’” by Rosa Sanchez and Marlene Lenthang, ABC News


Top Words

  1. Florida
  2. group
  3. state
  4. said
  5. Massachusetts
  6. corridor
  7. history
  8. says
  9. climate
  10. Indigenous
  11. police
  12. will
Florida, group, state

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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