This is the 248th 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. 

a white person holding dark soil in their hands

Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (November 29, 2021 – December 5, 2021):

Monday: “Mike Smith Student Prize,Australian Academy of Science


Tuesday: Postindustrial Wilderness” by Michael Garrigan, Orion Magazine


Wednesday: “Jailed for 51 weeks for protesting? Britain is becoming a police state by stealth” by George Monbiot, The Guardian


Thursday: “Southeast Side Change Agents” by Bridget Vaughn and City Bureau, South Side Weekly


Friday: Job Posting: Postdoctoral Fellow,Queen’s University


Saturday: To Solve the Environmental Crisis, We Must Foster the Power to Imagine” by Peter Sutoris, Scientific American


Sunday: World Soil Day 2021: Why IS Soil Conservation Important,” Outlook


Top Words

  1. soil
  2. University
  3. Australian
  4. will
  5. people
  6. environmental
  7. education
  8. Southeast
  9. world
  10. like
  11. years
soil, University, Australian

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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