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

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 ...

September 11, 2013

One of Denmark's largest retailers, Coop, has recently announced that it is eliminating products in its own brand, Anglamark, that contain endocrine disruptors such...

September 05, 2013

The South China Morning Post reported today that a new study is being undertaken by scientists in China, who are concerned with growing rates of female...

September 03, 2013

Researchers at a San Francisco clinic were shocked to find that all of the umbilical cord samples gathered from pregnant women undergoing an elective procedure were...

August 30, 2013

Summer music festivals are notorious for generating heaps of needless garbage, but the recently concluded Reading Festival left environmental disaster in its wake. According to an article by Paul...

August 30, 2013

Sea turtle populations are in danger according to a new study, which has found that sea turtles worldwide are consuming approximately twice as much plastic as they were about 25 years ago. The...

August 30, 2013

In a move which could lead to the first state-wide tax on plastic bags, Pennsylvania's senator Daylin Leach has proposed a $0.02 fee on bags distributed by retail...

August 27, 2013

After a debate which has spanned a number of years, San Jose has approved a ban on polystyrene today which will vastly restrict the presence of the plastic foam in the...