This is the 247th 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 (November 22, 2021 – November 28, 2021):

Monday: “Postdoctoral Research Fellow in environmental history” by University of Agder, phd-positions.dk


Tuesday: 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


Wednesday: “Webinar – Indicators for Climate Impact: Developing and Using Indicators to Promote Change” by NiCHE Administrators, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)


Thursday: “Left out of the History books: Environmental Justice Heroes” by Ashlyn Whiteside, The Rider News


Friday: Earth911 Quiz #65: Know Your American Environmental History” by Earth911, Earth911


Saturday: Punishment for Pipeline Protesters, but Not for Pipeline Firm’s Violations?” by Andrew MacLeod, The Tyee


Sunday: Connecting community wealth building and land reform for a fairer, greener Scotland” by Calum Macleod, Beyond the Horizon


Top Words

  1. environmental
  2. land
  3. local
  4. wealth
  5. research
  6. community
  7. said
  8. will
  9. building
  10. people
environmental, land, local

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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