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 17, 2013

By now, the health concerns bisphenol A creates have become common knowledge as scientific reports offering evidence of the chemical's hormone disrupting nature become more and more prolific....

July 15, 2013

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Lowell have developed an epoxy resin which is so far proving to be a promising substitute for its previously popular, bisphenol A lined counterpart....

July 11, 2013

After receiving a great deal of pressure from consumers and activist groups, the United States Food and Drug Administration has announced today that...

July 10, 2013

Skanska USA, a subsidiary of the Swedish construction firm Skanska AB, withdrew its membership from the United States Chamber of Commerce yesterday after the Chamber voted for legislation which...

July 09, 2013

Getting access to good nutrition is difficult in America, in part due to the challenges posed by a harsh economy, but also because of the presence of "food deserts" which limit consumers...

July 07, 2013

Social media has played a critical role in the shaping of environmental campaigns in recent years, most notably through the tendency honed by users of giants such as Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter...

July 04, 2013

New research has found that the presence of bisphenol A during the developmental phases of young children whose teeth are still forming may cause teeth to be hypersensitive to pain and susceptible...

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...