This is the 252nd 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. 

Map showing location of Cornwall

Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (December 27, 2021 – January 2, 2021):

Monday: “Walking is a glorious, primal pastime – and far more radical than you think” by John Harris, The Guardian


Tuesday: Trauma, dislocation, pollution: why Māori leaders want control of the South Island’s water” by Tess McClure, The Guardian


Wednesday: “Environmental History and the Fall of Rome, with Kristina Sessa” by Medievalists.net


Thursday: “The UK’s forgotten ‘fifth nation’” by Richard Collett, BBC


Friday: The last war: How a US-Russia conflict would play out” by Alexey Gryazev, RT


Saturday: That’s a wrap: French plastic packaging ban for fruit and veg begins” by Angelique Chrisafis, The Guardian


Sunday: US judge delivers double setback to Prince Andrew’s abuse case battle” by Edward Helmore and Mark Townsend, The Guardian


Top Words

  1. Cornish
  2. said
  3. Russia
  4. Tamar
  5. will
  6. military
  7. one
  8. Cornwall
  9. plastic
  10. years
Cornish, said, Russia

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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