This is the 265th 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 (March 28, 2022 – April 3, 2022):

Monday: “55 years ago bombs rained down on Cornish seas to sink the stricken Torrey Canyon” by Jackie Butler, Cornwall Live

Tuesday: Mexican armed forces knew about attack on 43 students, report says” by Lizbeth Diaz, Reuters

Wednesday: “En Europe, des pesticides nocifs continuent d’être autorisés,” Reporterre

Thursday: “Etsy sellers will go on strike in April and want customers to boycott” by Mia Sato, The Verge

Friday: Many of New Zealand’s glaciers could disappear in a decade, scientists warn” by Eva Corlett, The Guardian

Saturday: In 1958 Mao Zedong ordered all the sparrows to be killed because they ate too much grain. This caused one of the worst environmental disasters in history” by Goran Blazeski, The Vintage News

Sunday: Lecturer in Environmental History” by Bath Spa University – The Humanities,

Top Words

  1. Etsy
  2. sellers
  3. oil
  4. des
  5. students
  6. Torrey
  7. les
  8. said
  9. years
  10. Canyon
  11. China
  12. sparrows

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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