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Cristina Bufi Poecksteiner

TRANSLATOR • native (school and studies) • ITALIAN
INTERPRETER • Multilingual • Italian • German • English • French • Spanish
• Specialized • Engineering • Environment • Law • Marketing • Medicine • NGOs • Technology
• Passionate • Culture • Environment • Disabilities • Languages • Nature • Photography • Science
Certified languages (proficiency level) • Italian • German • English • French • Spanish • (Dutch)

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Global Voices Translator • citizen media stories: environment • 208 published articles (Italian)
• Global Voices • member • Community Council 2018
TED Translator • TED Talks: education, business, science • 478 published subtitles (multilingual)
• Willing to improve my knowledge and perspectives

Looking for new paid projects and opportunities • as freelance or employed !

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PUBLISHED TRANSLATIONS • English, French, Spanish > ITALIAN

• NB: All following translations are the result of my hard work as a ‘volunteer’ Translator.

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ALIMENTATION • FOOD

8 Dishes From Africa We Dare You To Try
¿A qué sabe la Navidad en Latinoamérica?
All about ‘osechi ryōri’, Japan's traditional New Year's food
Baobab and Moringa, Two ‘Superfoods’ With the Potential of Boosting the Planet's Health
Chiles en nogada: Historia mexicana en cada bocado
La navidad vista en los diversos y peculiares platos de América Latina
¿Puede una campaña en línea inspirar a los mexicanos a mejorar su dieta con alimentos tradicionales?

ART • PHOTOGRAPHY

A conversation with Nicky Nodjoumi on the power and politics of his art
An Artist Captures Kathmandu's Recent Hardships in His Imaginative Artwork
Award-Winning Photos Capture the Indigenous Tao People on Taiwan’s Orchid Island
Beyond the image: How Spanish photographers Albarrán Cabrera formulate experience through pictures
Exploring Indo identity with Dutch photographer Armando Ello
Insects Swarm Japanese Social Media: Beautiful, Breathtaking, and Bamboo
Japanese stray cats get VIP treatment on Instagram
Life after Manus: Talking to Iranian cartoonist Eaten Fish about life in and out of Australia's detention camps
Thanks to the New York Public Library, India’s Bygone Days Are Just a Click Away
Ukrainian Artist Kseniya Simonova Shows Kazakhstan Through the Sands of Time
Volunteers chronicle the lives of murdered Colombian activists in words and drawings
Western Balkan countries look at the past and the future at the Venice Biennale 2019

ENVIRONMENT • AGRICULTURE • BEES • PLANTATION

Ethiopia: Are “Land Grab” Deals a Path to Food Security?
Examining Africa's Growth
Growing controversy in Myanmar: A Kachin banana plantation in photos
La chenille légionnaire d’automne ravage l'agriculture de plusieurs pays africains
The Newest Strategy for Saving Bees Is Really, Really Old

ENVIRONMENT • CLIMATE CHANGE

8 Ways Climate Change Is Already Affecting Africa
As India grapples with climate change, youth groups and startups scout for greener solutions
Bushfires and floods have Australians asking: ‘What climate change?’
Climate Change Is Behind Russia's Shrinking Lake Baikal, Experts Say
Flora and Fauna Signal the Visible Effects of Climate Change in Nepal
Game of Thrones and climate change: brace yourselves, summer is coming!
Jamaica’s ‘Voices for Climate Change’ spreads its message with music

ENVIRONMENT • FAUNA

5 datos interesantes sobre el tinglar que regresa a las playas de Puerto Rico
Common leopard gecko found in Nepal for the first time
Conozca el coquí, rana emblemática de Puerto Rico
How the Green Iguana Came to Outnumber the Human Population of Puerto Rico
In Nepal, Every Dog Has Its Day—and That Day Is Called Kukur Tihar
Japan's ‘Too Handsome’ Gorilla Is a Social Media Sensation
Philippines: Tokay Gecko Hunting Craze
The Summer Season Brings an Orchestra of Cicadas to Japan
“Where de Lizard?” Why the Caribbean is Fascinated with Them
Wildlife Sanctuary Announcement Is the Icing on the Christmas Cake for Jamaica's Environmental Campaigners

ENVIRONMENT • FAUNA • WILDLIFE • BIRDS

East Asia: Flourishing Illegal Trade in ‘Captive Bred’ Exotic Birds
From Our World Cup Archive: How Brazil Fooled the World With a Meme
Ecuador: The National Day of the Condor
India: Hurrah For Hornbills – Defence Project Stalled in Narcondam
Nepal’s Vulture Restaurants Are Helping Revive Their Population and Generate Income for Communities
Perú recibe la visita de miles de aves migratorias
The Spiny Babbler, Nepal's only endemic bird, fascinates ornithologists and bird lovers alike
With a Little Help From Humans, the Caribbean's Birds Are Attempting a Post-Hurricane Comeback

ENVIRONMENT • FAUNA • WILDLIFE • ELEPHANTS • RHINOS

Amidst the Trauma of the Great Earthquake Nepalis Celebrate Unprecedented Conservation Successes
Are These Wild Ideas Our Last Hope for Saving Africa's Rhinos?
Four southern African nations petition to lift the international ivory trade ban
Indian Scientists Are Preventing Wild Elephant Attacks With Text Messages and TV
Recent Rhino Translocation in Nepal Hints at Bright Future for the Vulnerable Animals
Why One Elephant's Long Walk Is a Hopeful Sign for War-Torn Somalia
Zimbabwe's black rhinos at risk as China reverses a 25-year ban on horns

ENVIRONMENT • FAUNA • WILDLIFE • LEOPARDS • LIONS • LYNS • TIGERS

A Flurry of Poaching Cases Casts a Cloud Over Nepal's Tiger Conservation Efforts
A Nepali Wildlife Photographer Uses His Camera to Raise Awareness About Conservation
Can Big Data Save the Last of India's Wild Tigers?
Can Mock Hunts Save Lions in Kenya and Tanzania?
Deki the Balkan Lynx Is All Grown Up, Photos Show, but His Species Remains in Trouble
Endangered Tigers Versus Endangered People
Mongolia: Documenting Wild Snow Leopard Cubs
Nepal Is Home to the World's Leading Tiger Conservation Park
Nepal Is Using a Satellite Collar to Track a Snow Leopard Named Omi Khangri
Nepal roars with pride to become the first country to double its wild tigers by 2022
Southeast Asia's Tigers Are in Desperate Need of Saving

ENVIRONMENT • FISH • FISHING

Conservation groups claim victory as Japan leaves IWC and ends Antarctic whaling
‘Conservation or community rights’? Bangladesh bans fishing for 65 days
Japan's Appetite Is Pushing Bluefin Tuna to the Brink
Madagascar citizens demand transparency in a fishy deal with China
Taiwan Fishing Heritage: Fish and Fire Dance in the Sea
Taiwan: Flying Fish Season on Orchid Island
The Crisis of Small-Scale Fishing in Latin America
Your Social Media Photos Could Help Protect Whale Sharks and Other Species
Whale Hunting in the Faroe Islands, a Tradition or a Massacre?

ENVIRONMENT • FLORA • NATURE

Cote d'Ivoire's chocolate waste spurs second industry in cocoa butter
Desde Sarayaku Para el Mundo – Kawsak Sacha, una Propuesta de Vida
Développement durable: avons-nous progressé depuis la publication du rapport Brundtland?
Egypt hosts the first UN Biodiversity Convention held in the Middle East
¿Existen alternativas para evitar el extractivismo y la sobreexplotación de recursos naturales?
How preserving folktales and legends help raise environment awareness in the Mekong
Islas de basura, ¿qué son, cómo nos afectan y qué podemos hacer al respecto?
Japan mortgages its future, choosing growth over environment
The last residents of a dying Armenian village

ENVIRONMENT • FOREST • PARKS • TREES

Albanian Activists Hold Two-Day Protest Against the Building of Hydropower Plants in Valbona National Park
An effect of rising deforestation in Brazil, Amazon fires turn into a global crisis</a
Baobab Tree
La nueva ley de parques nacionales en España podría abrir la puerta a su explotación comercial
Mass tree-planting in Ethiopia broke world records, but its impact will take time
Meet the people saving a 12,000 year-old forest from being turned into a coal mine
Months after the devastation of Hurricane Maria, Dominica launches a tree-planting campaign, but is it enough?
Nepal Closes a National Park to Give Mating Red Pandas Some Privacy
Sudan's youth activists want you to pay attention to deforestation in Darfur
UNESCO World Heritage Site at Risk: Bulgarian Government Allows Construction in Pirin, Citizens Protest

ENVIRONMENT • LAKES • OCEANS • REEFS • RIVERS • WATER

Iran's Shrinking Lake Urmia Comes Under the Spotlight, Thanks to Hollywood's Leonardo DiCaprio
Israel, One of the World’s Driest Countries, Is Now Overflowing With Water
Kyrgyzstan: Lake Son-Kul in Photos and Prose
How Myanmar Residents Are Coping Up With Rising Temperatures Caused by El Niño
Ocean Mapping Expedition Tracing Magellan’s Voyage Reaches the Philippines
Se aviva discusión sobre el destino de las aguas protegidas en México
Take a Virtual Reality Tour of West Papua’s Coral Reefs
The Litani River, Lebanon's main artery, is facing an environmental crisis
The Number One Thing We Can Do to Protect the Earth’s Oceans
The ongoing water crisis in Iran's Ahwaz region looming towards disaster
Water shortages weigh heavy on Afghanistan
Why Doesn't It Rain in Guinea-Bissau Like It Used To?

ENVIRONMENT • LAW

Activists in Macedonia win fight for clean water despite years of dismissal by former government
An Animated Video Explains the Powers of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights
Australian court's historic rejection of coal mine highlights the impact of climate change
Brazilian indigenous people buy shares in railway company to denounce its failed environmental obligations
Deprived of citizenship, the Vietnamese of Cambodia live on the edge of society
La consultation européenne de Surfrider “Voice for the Ocean” : informer les citoyen-ne-s et leur permettre de peser sur les débats

ENVIRONMENT • MOUNTAINS • SPORT

Climber who captured viral image of Mount Everest traffic is on a quest to conquer the world's 14 highest peaks in record-breaking time
Following a Summit-less 2015, This Year Will See Record Attempts to Reach the Peak of Everest
I won't climb the Everest: a graphic travel journal
Kami Rita Sherpa breaks record as he climbs Mount Everest for the 24th time
Parkour for peace: Kabul youth turns war-pocked landscape into a playground for dare devils
The Gold Rush for Himalayan Viagra Begins in Nepal
Why the Roof of the World is Covered in S**t
Who Would Have Thought ‘Everest’ Was in Kazakhstan?

ENVIRONMENT • NATURAL DISASTERS

Anatomy of a Trinidad earthquake
As Cyclone Fani hits India's eastern coast, preparedness saves thousands of lives
Heavy rains and flooding turned parts of Trinidad & Tobago into disaster zones
Irma: A Meditation on Hurricanes and the Bahamas
Riverbank erosion disaster in Bangladesh leaves thousands homeless
Strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years largely forgotten following massive earthquake

ENVIRONMENT • WOMEN

A mother in the minefields: Women work to make disputed Nagorno Karabakh a safer place
‘Daughters of the Forest’ Documents How Education Empowers Young Women in Rural Paraguay
Defying the odds as a woman entrepreneur in Afghanistan
Is Empowering Women Key to Eradicating Global Hunger?

HISTORY

17 Pieces of Wisdom from Nelson Mandela that Everyone Needs to Read
A brief history of Taiwan's indigenous Seediq tribe
A film about a Montenegrin freedom fighter seeks to keep anti-fascist values alive
Colorized Photos Show Street Scenes of Vietnam, Singapore, and the Philippines During the 20th Century
El futuro es una moneda de un sol que gira en el aire
Old Photos Bring Back Sweet Memories of Bangladesh's Capital Dhaka
Oral historians and archivists fill in the record of the 1947 partition of India
Remembering Kofi Annan's forgotten efforts in Timor-Leste
Scroll Through Madagascar History Via Vintage Photographs
The Community Report for the Indigenous Connectivity Summit
Travel Back in Time With These Photos of Early 20th-Century Cambodia
Vintage Postcards Show Life in Vietnam in the Early 20th Century
Where Did Indians’ Ancient Ancestors Come From? The Indo-Aryan Migration Debate Rages Once More

LANGUAGES

A conversation with Gyani Maiya Sen, one of the last speakers of a dying Nepali language
An Amazon Tribe's 500-Page Traditional-Medicine Encyclopaedia
‘Bien Chabacano’ blog preserves and promotes Asia's only Spanish-based creole language
Cultural activist from Guyana's Wapishana tribe tries to revive a near-extinct language
Global Voices is a partner for International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019
Learn 40 Aboriginal Hand Signs Used to Communicate Across Western Australia’s Desert
MeM, the Livingroom of languages, puts small languages in the spotlight
Perpetuating Culture, Restoring Language: Tlingit and the Sealaska Heritage Institute
Revitalizing the Inuktitut language on social media, one word at a time
Sorry, I don't speak English. Hablo fotografía
‘The Little Prince’ now speaks Tsotsil

MEDICINE

Drone delivers vaccines to a remote island in Vanuatu
First Malaria World Congress explores ways forward as elimination efforts stall
How free breakfast brought 500 girls back to school in Yemen
Malaria has affected over 5 million people in Burundi so far this year
Why Cuba has decided to pull 8,000 doctors out of Brazil

TECHNOLOGY

A look at United Arab Emirate's renewable energy goals
A social entrepreneur with ‘a pebble of an idea’ is taking on the Goliath of Jamaica's plastic pollution
Gardeners Are Repurposing Coconut Waste as Eco-Friendly Plant Pots
How Can Solar Energy Make Life in Tajikistan's Mountains More Sustainable?
Less Than 10% of Rural Sub-Saharan Africans Have Access to Electricity. What's Being Done to Change That?
Offline-Pedia converts old televisions into Wikipedia readers
‘My message is my car': Afghan innovator challenges youth to make something from nothing
Moçambique: taxas de acesso à ponte com maior vão suspenso de África causam ruído
Red indígena de telecomunicaciones en México ofrecerá internet y telefonía vía satélite
Recycled Cooking Oil Fuels LED Cherry Blossoms in Energy-Conscious Japan
‘Space is about dreaming’ — an interview with International Space University president
‘Space ventures can improve the quality of life on Earth’ — an interview with International Space University president
Syrian Architects Challenge ‘Post-War’ Reconstruction with Real-Time Designs

TOURISM • TRAVELING • AFRICA

Camels Enjoying the Snow in Saudi Arabia

TOURISM • TRAVELING • ASIA

18 Stunning Photographs of the Rana Tharus From the Southern Foothills of Nepal
A Visual Journey Into the Floating Guava Markets of Bangladesh
Are these the last Dropka yak herders in Sikkim?
Farmers Harvest Buckets of Glimmering Sea Salt in Myanmar
For Some Stunning Photos of Japan, Check Out Tokyo Camera Club
Go sightseeing in Japan, right on YouTube
Here Are 16 Stunning Satellite Images of Southeast Asia
It's Autumn in Kyoto, Which Means It's Time for ‘Leaf-Peeping’ Season
Kazakhstan: Unusual Campaign Uses Sheep to Advertise Road Safety
Kyrgyzstan Embraces Google Street View
Kyrgyzstan's ‘Jailoos’ Are More Than Mere Mountain Meadows. They Are a Way of Life
Nepal’s only folk musical instrument museum is struggling to save rare instruments
Photo Contest Winners Offer a Stunning Slice of Life in Nepal
Tajikistan: Pristine Nature and the Echo of History
The Beginning Autumn Gives Japanese People a Great Excuse to Post to Social Media
The Rest of the World Is Finally Noticing the Touristic Charms of Central Asia
The Russian Caucasus They Don’t Show You in the News
Through Photography, This Bangladesh Pilot Is Sharing One Hell of a View of His Country
Trek Nepal's Everest Region Without Ever Leaving Home
What's the story behind the samurai walking a cat, anyway?

TOURISM • TRAVELING • EUROPE

A Photo Contest Captures the Stunning Flora and Fauna of Macedonia and Albania's Lake Ohrid
Bulgarian Wikipedia Announces National Entries for ‘Wiki Loves Earth’ Photo Contest
Four real-life locations that could have featured in Game of Thrones
Mapping the Smells of Kyiv
Racing down socialist memory lane: a classic Yugoslav cars video goes viral

TOURISM • TRAVELING • LATIN AMERICA

Chaccu, milenaria tradición andina para obtener la fibra más fina del mundo
Easter in Trinidad & Tobago looks (and tastes) like this
La Cumbrecita, o la vida lejos del mundanal ruido
Las historias asombrosas del Santuario de las Lajas, la “iglesia más bella del mundo”
“¡Los tres santos Reyes, los tres y los tres!”: Conozca las promesas de Reyes de Puerto Rico
Pinturas rupestres recién halladas podrían cambiar la historia de Machu Picchu
Q'eswachaka, el último puente inca, sigue uniendo comunidades

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4 settembre 2019

Gli esperti di storia orale e gli archivisti compilano la documentazione sulla Partizione dell'India nel 1947

Gli storici stanno lavorando per far rievocare gli eventi dagli ultimi sopravvissuti della Partizione, per salvaguardare le loro storie.

1 settembre 2019

L'impianto di milioni di alberi in Etiopia stabilisce un record mondiale, ma il suo impatto reale richiederà tempo

I progetti di impianto di massa di alberi sono entusiasmanti. Send a Cow incoraggia i piccoli agricoltori a piantare alberi multifunzionali in armonia con l'ambiente.

Non scalerò l'Everest. Diario di viaggio a fumetti.

The BridgeGV Community Blog

Dai nostri occhi traspare l’entusiasmo e il (pesante) bagaglio culturale dell’Occidente correlato al leggendario “tetto del mondo”.

30 agosto 2019

La malaria ha già colpito più di 5 milioni di persone in Burundi quest'anno

In Burundi quest'anno la malaria ha già colpito 5.738.661 milioni di persone — ovvero circa la metà della sua popolazione. Il governo, tuttavia, esita a dichiarare un'epidemia.

29 agosto 2019

Per effetto della crescente deforestazione in Brasile, gli incendi in Amazzonia si trasformano in una crisi globale

Le cause principali di un anno record di incendi boschivi: la politica di Bolsonaro, la deforestazione, gli incendi stagionali, la mancanza di fondi e controlli.

26 agosto 2019

Gli insetti brulicano nei social media giapponesi: affascinanti, mozzafiato e bambù

Un artista giapponese utilizza le tecniche artistiche tradizionali per creare straordinari insetti di bambù, che hanno conquistato un gruppo di devoti seguaci online.

19 agosto 2019

L'unico museo dedicato agli strumenti musicali popolari del Nepal sta lottando per salvare alcuni strumenti rari

L'unico museo di strumenti musicali nepalese rischia lo sfratto. Manca il supporto di ricercatori e visitatori. Global Voices intervista Ram Prasad Kadel, fondatore e curatore.

9 agosto 2019

Breve storia della tribù indigena Seediq di Taiwan

Rising Voices

La tribù Seediq, una delle tribù aborigene di Taiwan, ha una storia di lotta per i suoi diritti contro la potenza coloniale giapponese.

6 agosto 2019

Africa: 8 specialità gastronomiche che ti sfidiamo ad assaggiare

Chi immaginava che i topi, i bachi, le rane o il sangue crudo sono così prelibati da leccarsi i baffi?

2 agosto 2019

Lo scalatore che ha scattato l'immagine virale del traffico sull'Everest alla conquista delle 14 vette più alte in 7 mesi

Esistono soltanto 14 montagne oltre gli 8000 metri. Nirmal Purja, ex soldato britannico Gurkha, è impegnato nella missione record di scalare tutte le 14 vette...

25 giugno 2019

‘Salvaguardia o diritti comunitari’? Il Blangladesh impone il divieto di pesca per 65 giorni

Il divieto di pesca di due mesi mira a incrementare le riserve ittiche, ma potrebbe causare fame e dislocamento nelle popolazioni costiere.

19 giugno 2019

Viaggio nella memoria socialista: diventa virale un video sulle vetture d'epoca della Jugoslavia

Le autovetture includono tre marchi prodotti dalla fabbrica jugoslava Zastava di Kragujevac, in Serbia, e i modelli basati su quelli del produttore italiano Fiat.