Welcome! This site is for students to practice their English and keep up to date with environmental issues.

You can find a mixture of reading, crosswords, videos and short English lessons: these will normally be vocabulary, but I may also treat you to some grammar!

There are now over 260 lessons on this blog. Look through the Blog archive, Post labels and Popular Posts to find what you want.

If you want to print a lesson, click on the lesson title and then look for the Print Friendly icon.

''Let nature be your teacher''
William Wordsworth, poet, 1770-1850

''Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift''
Albert Einstein, physicist, 1879-1955

''... to find the word, or words, by which [an] idea may be most fitly and aptly expressed''
P.M. Roget, lexicographer, 1779-1869


''Thank you so much for your great work and patience. I will definitely recommend Environmental English Ltd to anyone in need of high quality translation.''
Nationalparks Austria, 2017

''Thanks to your quick translation I can meet the deadline to submit our article to the journal''
T.G. Masaryk Water Research Institute, 2015

''Many thanks for the translation. We are very happy with the ''delivery'' on time and the quality of your work''
Landesbetrieb für Küstenschutz und Meersschuty SchleswigßHolstein, 2015

''Thank you for your swift and great work''
Stiftung Naturlandschaften Brandenburg, 2014

We offer high quality translation of academic and technical English.

Our speciality is environmental English, but we have also worked on other technical subjects.
We can translate leaflets and brochureswebsites, reports and thesesEnvironmental Impact Assessments,  DVD audio scriptspresentations, papers, press releases, or just letters and emails

Prices (translation into English)

per standard A4 page
(1800 characters/30 lines/250 words)     € 30.00
per line (60 characters)                                €    1.10

If you are interested in a quote for translation work, please contact us at:

Examples of our work:

Alfred Toepfer Academy for Nature Conservation (NNA), Germany
- translation of website

Arnika Organisation, Czech Republic
translation of annual report and documents, including: Chlorine Production - a large source of mercury releases

ARSU Regional Planning and Environmental Research Group, Germany
translation of website

Barnim Nature Park, Germany
translation of website

translation of technical documents

Bundesamt für Naturschutz (BfN), Germany
translation of report:
Green, natural, healthy:The potential of multifunctional urban spaces

BROZ: Regional Association for Nature Conservation and Development, Slovakia
- translation of leaflets: Conservation of endangered bird species in natural habitats if the Danube inland delta

translation of flyer DANUBEPARKS - Transational Network of Danube Protected Areas

- translation of various documents, including: Progress Report 2009-2011 National Natural Landscapes; Networking for Nature Conservation

Gesaeuse National Park, Austria
 - translation of various leaflets, information panels and documents, including: Fairplay

Hainich National Park, Germany
proof reading of leaflet: Beech Forest in Germany - World Natural Heritage

IFLS - Institute for Rural Development Research, Germany
- proof reading of document: Comparative study of models and approaches of 'Eco-Provinces'

Kellerwald-Edersee National Park, Germany
- translation of National Park Plan

Naturschutzstation Zippendorf, Germany
- translation of website

Nord Stream AG, Switzerland
- translation of various documents, including: Environmental Impact Study for the Nord Stream Pipeline from the Boundary of the German EEZ to the Landfall PointNord Stream Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Documentation for Consultation under the Espoo Convention (Nord Stream Espoo Report): Non-Technical Summary

Stiftung Umwelt- und Naturschutz Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Stiftung Naturlandschaften Brandenburg
translation of interpretation panel Establishing wilderness in Lieberoser Heide Succession Park

T.G. Masaryk Water Research Institute, Czech Republic
translation (Czech to English) of paper: Estimated contribution of selected non-point sources of pollution on the load of phosphorous and nitrogen in water bodies of the Vlava river basin

Wadden Sea National Park, Germany
translation of various leafletsSeabed meets HorizonThe Halligen Biosphere Reserve; Migrating fish and fish fingers
Multimar Wattforum National Park Centre translation of audio guide and guide book Whales, Wadden Sea and World Heritage
translation of National Park website (overview) and National Park Partners website

WWF Germany
translation of leaflets and press releases, including: Fish are not rubbish; discard practice in European fisheries; Analysis of the current bycatch situation in beam trawl fisheries for common shrimp
translation of A Bright Outlook: climate-friendly tourism in the Waddensea