This is the 268th 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 (April 18, 2022 – April 24, 2022):

Monday: “PhD position Environmental History Niger Delta (1.0 FTE) (222237)” by The University of Groningen, The University of Groningen


Tuesday: Oral History Center Releases Project Documenting Founding Generation of Chicana/o Studies” by Todd Holmes, Berkeley Library Update


Wednesday: “Pg. 99: David Silkenat’s ‘Scars on the Land‘,” Campaign for the American Reader


Thursday: “Remember When Earth Day Used to Be Cool?” by Liza Featherstone, The New Republic


Friday: Declining growth of natural history collections fails future generations” by Vanya G. Rohwer, Yasha Rohwer, and Casey B. Dillman, PLOS Biology


Saturday: How Rachel Carson’s ‘Silent Spring’ Awakened the World to Environmental Peril” by Cate Lineberry, History


Sunday: Empire, Globalization, and Technological Change,Society for the History of Technology


Top Words

  1. history
  2. will
  3. collections
  4. specimens
  5. Day
  6. Earth
  7. environmental
  8. collecting
  9. research
  10. New

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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