This is the 240th 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. 

open books laying on a table in a library, book shelves and stacks are in the background

Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (October 4, 2021 – October 10, 2021):

Monday: “California oil spill called ‘environmental catastrophe;’ Crews race to limit damage” by Kelly Hayes, Fox 11 Los Angeles


Tuesday: Top Tories blocked Orgreave inquiry ‘because it would tarnish Thatcher’s memory’” by Mikey Smith, Mirror


Wednesday: “Learn how the Romans kept fit and healthy! New Roman Gym area opens at the Roman Baths” by Simon Harding, Chew Valley and Wrington Vale Gazette


Thursday: “Living Proof review: A unique take on Scotland’s environmental history” by Simon Ings, NewScientist


Friday: Academia After the Pandemic” by Maggie Doherty, et.al., Dissent


Saturday: Kyrsten Sinema Wants to Cut $100 Billion in Proposed Climate Funds, Sources Say” by Coral Davenport, The New York Times


Sunday: Researchers found a new species of water bear fossilized in a hunk of ancient amber” by Nell Clark, NPR


Top Words

  1. education
  2. faculty
  3. said
  4. like
  5. oil
  6. students
  7. higher
  8. will
  9. people
  10. Roman
education, faculty, said

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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