The butterfly effect: how to survive the web of wildlife terminology translation

9 August 2022 11am – 12pm BST ITI online webinar

Gain tips and advice on how to research wildlife terminology efficiently and effectively.

Whether you work directly with texts relating to wildlife and the environment, in related areas such as travel and tourism and climate change, or you work with organisations in relation to sustainability and their environmental credentials, this webinar will provide valuable advice and insights.

Learn about the challenges encountered and the methods used in translating wildlife terminology.

We will cover:

  • The scope of this translation field with examples
  • How to use Wikipedia and Google search effectively
  • The challenges of taxonomy research and how time consuming it can be when searching for some elusive endangered species.
  • Animal names, wildlife-specific terminology including anatomy, behaviour and habitats.