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

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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