This is the 294th 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 (December 12, 2022 – December 18, 2022):

Monday: “Federal data: Kansas oil spill biggest in Keystone history” by John Hanna, Ryan J. Foley, and Heather Hollingsworth, AP News


Tuesday: How Logan Airport almost destroyed East Boston — and how East Boston is still fighting back” by Jeremy Siegel, GBH


Wednesday: “Incest at the Zoo: Saving and (in)Breeding the Przewalski’s Horse” by Monica Vasile, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)


Thursday: “Huntington Library acquires the papers of Thomas Pynchon” by Jonah Valdez, Los Angeles Times


Friday: FAA Requires SpaceX to Take Over 75 Actions to Mitigate Environmental Impact of Planned Starship/Super Heavy Launches,” Federal Aviation Administration


Saturday: Academics on Mastodon” by Nathan Lesage, GitHub


Sunday: Mexico reinvents notorious island prison to draw Pacific tourists,” Hindustan Times


Top Words

  1. said
  2. Boston
  3. East
  4. airport
  5. add
  6. also
  7. Island
  8. Wood
  9. Google
  10. Form
  11. horses

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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