English to Thai: Samples of my work EN>TH (Science) General field: Science Detailed field: Science (general)
Source text - English Naturalist' is an ambiguous word. For me it conjures my childhood hero, Hugh Lofting's Doctor Dolittle (who, by the way, had
more than a touch of the 'philosopher' naturalist of HMS Beagle
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, naturalist
meant what it still means for most of us today: a student of the
natural world. Naturalists in this sense, from Gilbert White on,
have often been clergymen. Darwin himself was destined for the
Church as a young man, hoping that the leisurely life of a country
parson would enable him to pursue his passion for beetles. But
philosophers use 'naturalist' in a very different sense, as the
opposite of supernaturalist.
English to Thai: Sample (Fisheries) En>Th General field: Science Detailed field: Fisheries
Source text - English Capture fisheries have reached a peak in production, and stock enhancement or aquaculture appears to be the only hope of meeting the ever increasing demand for high value seafood like lobsters. For aquaculture, the pressing need is to solve the dilemma of promoting expansion while at the same time demanding the development of environmentally sound technologies and farming practices (Mace, 1997). Lobsters have excellent market demand and price and especially live lobsters are the most preferred. Customers in affluent countries are ready to pay more for fresh seafood. Lobsters are exported in different forms; live, frozen tails, whole frozen, whole-chilled, wholecooked and frozen and as lobster meat. The live lobster trade increased from 1.3 % during 1993-94 to 12.7% during 2003- 04 period.