This is the 254th 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 moose stands in a school classroom after breaking the glass window to get it in Saskatoon Saskatchewan

Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (January 10, 2022 – January 16, 2022):

Monday: “Environmental Disaster: The Strange Story Of Salton Sea” by Aaron Spray, The Travel


Tuesday: Joelle Taylor wins TS Eliot poetry prize for ‘blazing’ C+nto & Othered Poems” by Alison Flood, The Guardian


Wednesday: “BSN and Algorand Support the World’s Largest Environmental Hackathon in 2022 to Push Blockchain Adoption for Global Sustainability” by BSN, BSN


Thursday: “The Racialized History Of Philadelphia’s Toxic Public Schools” by Erika M. Kitzmiller and Akira Drake Rodriguez, The Metropole


Friday: Blackhawk named Howard R. Lamar Professor of History and American Studies,” Yale News


Saturday: Undersea Volcano Near Tonga Erupts With Giant Plume, Tsunami And Sonic Boom” by David Bressan, Forbes


Sunday: University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel fired by board after investigation” by David Jesse, Detroit Free Press


Top Words

  1. school
  2. schools
  3. public
  4. American
  5. University
  6. Schlissel
  7. Philadelphia
  8. Sea
  9. also
  10. said

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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