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

July 03, 2013

In an unprecedented move for a large city, Los Angeles' city council voted on a bag ban last week, passing the motion 9-1 in favor of requiring stores to phase out plastic bags beginning on...

June 21, 2013

On Tuesday, the Sonoma county board of supervisors approved an ordinance that would ban plastic bags at the checkout and levy a 10 cent charge for all paper bags distributed to shoppers. According...

June 19, 2013

The results of a new study have found that mothers that drink from plastic bottles during their pregnancy may expose their babies to higher chances of developing cancer later in life. According to...

June 18, 2013

Until relatively recently, the battle against plastic pollution has been a battle against ignorance. Despite plastic's ubiquitous nature, the problems which have arisen from plastic pollution...

June 11, 2013

California Senator Dianne Feinstein (D- Calif.), like many members of the public, has become concerned with the results of studies which demonstrate the harmfulness of bisphenol A to consumers...

June 10, 2013

The term "Plasticarian" may be unfamiliar to most, but to a Manchester PhD student, it comes naturally. Thomas Smith, a student of chemistry, made the decision to live a life free of...

June 06, 2013

Serbia is one country currently seeking to become a part of the European Union, but it faces a great challenge in preparing for stricter EU standards on the condition of the environment prior to...

June 06, 2013

Plastic, once it has worked its way into the ocean, has proved almost impossible to eliminate. According to an article from PR Web, the amount of plastic pollution in the ocean by the end...

June 05, 2013

With the emergence of a number of scientific studies emerge regarding the health effects of bisphenol A, the case for bisphenol A's elimination from food products grows ever stronger. Recent...

June 05, 2013

Summer is a season that is closely tied to the environment – a truth that isn’t hard to see for yourself, especially if you live in a warmer climate. The first signs of warmth bring...