TranslationCraft Services

Portuguese-to-English translations in social and environmental sustainability

Translating services

If you need texts translated from Portuguese into English, TranslationCraft Services can help. I am passionate about my specialties: social and environmental sustainability issues. I also care deeply about language … Continue reading

September 30, 2012


My name is Catherine V. Howard, independent translator and sole proprietor of TranslationCraft Services. I offer the highest caliber translations from Portuguese into English in the fields of environmental issues, … Continue reading

September 29, 2012

Environmental studies

One of my specialties that clients most often request is the translation of environmental research, especially about Brazilian ecosystems.  While living in the Amazon for several years, I saw first-hand … Continue reading

September 28, 2012

Social research

When social research texts are translated from Portuguese into English, it is crucial to get the terminology, writing style, and linguistic nuances right.  Clients benefit not only from my long … Continue reading

September 27, 2012


Environmental and social issues come together in the emerging field of sustainability.  In 1987, the United Nations defined sustainable development as “development that meets the needs of the present without … Continue reading

September 24, 2012

Literary translations

Because Portuguese is less commonly learned as a second languages, international audiences often miss out on the fabulously rich literary traditions of Brazil.  To bring Brazilian creative writing to a … Continue reading

September 22, 2012

Work samples

Before you ask someone to translate a text for you, make sure you see examples of their prior work. This will give you a good sense of their expertise not … Continue reading

September 17, 2012


If you’d like to discuss translations or related topics, whether as a client, agency, fellow translator or interpreter, or visitor, feel free to drop me a line using the form … Continue reading

September 15, 2012

Em português

Se quiser conversar sobre traduções ou assuntos parecidos, sendo cliente, agência, outro tradutor ou intérprete, ou visitante, sinta-se à vontade de enviá-me uma mensagem através do formulário abaixo. Gostaria de … Continue reading

September 14, 2012

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