Sabrina Russo

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Sabrina Russo is the Managing Editor of the Plastic Free Times. She graduated from the University of St Andrews, Scotland with a MA Hons in Social Anthropology, and is currently working towards her Masters (MSc) in Material, Visual, and Museum Anthropology at the University of Oxford. Her interest in conservation began through a four year volunteering position with the Monterey Bay Aquarium, as a Guest Interpreter, and she has been working to bridge the gap between science and the public ever since. She has worked as an Outreach Coordinator for the Plastic Pollution Coalition, and has contributed to the marketing of Sea Studios Foundation's "Strange Days on Planet Earth" through research identifying target audiences.


Posts by Sabrina Russo

April 03, 2014

This week, New York city council received a proposal from two of its members which would impose a 10 cent fee on plastic bags distributed throughout the city. While the council was hesitant to...

April 02, 2014

In a bid to reduce the weight of consumer products for cheaper shipping and lower packaging costs, the business of "flexible packaging" is booming, set to be...

March 27, 2014

In the wake of the devastating news of the loss of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, the idea that an object as large as a passenger plane...

March 27, 2014

Washed up plastics and marine garbage pose a threat to the ecosystems and animal lives they invade -- a problem which activists have worked to bring light to in recent years. While news and...

March 20, 2014

In light of escalating concerns about the nature of known endocrine disruptor bisphenol A, chemists in the United States have been working on a replacement chemical, which was discovered as a by-...

March 20, 2014

A landmark 2012 study, published in the journal Human Reproduction, has found that endocrine disruptors present in pesticides are responsible for the decline of the sperm counts of French...

March 13, 2014

Early in February, New York State's Attorney General's Office announced legislation to...

March 13, 2014

In a startling new study, researchers from the University of Vienna have found that the samples they collected from the Danube river contained less fish larvae than they did plastic --...

March 06, 2014

Frustrated by inaction on the part of the European Commission, the French Parliament's committee on European Affairs has published a report which indicates that endocrine disruptors are a...

February 28, 2014

According to an article from Monga Bay Environmental News, the ingestion of microplastics by a marine worm species called lugworms is posing a risk to the ecosystems they are an important...