This is the 249th 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 (December 6, 2021 – December 12, 2021):

Monday: “This Is What It Will Take to End Deforestation by 2030” by Jocelyn Timperley, Wired


Tuesday: Cancel Mel Gibson” by Joshua Malina, The Atlantic


Wednesday: “China producers are forced to pollinate fruit trees by hand!,” MyBeeLine


Thursday: “Greenpeace: half a century on the frontline of environmental photo activism” by John Novis, The Guardian


Friday: Run-off from farmyard manure heap costs farmers over €40k” by Catherina Cunnane, That’s Farming


Saturday: Fire Perimeter Datasets Available,” GitHub


Sunday: UK has Omicron Covid patients in hospital, government confirms” by Hannah Devlins, The Guardian


Top Words

  1. deforestation
  2. firedpy
  3. also
  4. Gibson
  5. docker
  6. said
  7. forest
  8. pledge
  9. ago
  10. says
  11. will
deforestation, firedpy, also

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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