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

October 07, 2013

Scientists from the University of Bayreuth, Germany have recently conducted research on the waters of popular Italian vacation site Lake Garda, with disturbing results. Sub-alpine lakes are...

October 04, 2013

The past few weeks have seen growing intensity in the scientific community as researchers continue to add their voices to the battle over the regulation of endocrine disrupting chemicals. An...

October 03, 2013

Greiner Packaging, a largely European-based firm, has announced its intention to phase bisphenol A out of its food products by 2014, allowing for what they believe is a...

October 02, 2013

The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) has published a study which reports that...

September 30, 2013

Plastic pollution is a substantial problem in the Southwest region of China, a man-made blemish in what is otherwise considered a beautiful and rural area. Wansu Xu of Conservation International...

September 30, 2013

Last week, McDonald's made an important announcement that has created waves in the green community – the popular fast food chain has announced that it will be phasing out polystyrene...

September 15, 2013

A group of children from a primary school in Teddington, Greater London recently went on a trip to 10 Downing Street to share an environmental message with the UK's...

September 14, 2013

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has announced that the UK government has plans for introducing a 5 pence fee for plastic bags at supermarkets and large chain stores,...

September 13, 2013

Paul Rose, the vice president of the UK's Royal Geographical Society, has recently been a vocal opponent of unguarded plastic consumption. The Huffington Post...

September 12, 2013

In a highly unusual move from a retail giant, Wal-Mart has recently announced that it plans to phase out some potentially harmful chemicals in its cosmetic products. Anne D'Innocenzio of ...