Researcher and conservationist, founder and executive director of Karumbé-Tortugas Marinas del Uruguay, an NGO created in 1999.
He began his career as a TRAFFIC volunteer in South America in 1988 and for more than 30 years has been fighting illegal wildlife trafficking, particularly sea turtles.
Associate Researcher of the Azara Foundation of Argentina, since 2020, he also founded the Network for the Research and Conservation of Sea Turtles in the Southwest Atlantic (REDASO) integrating the projects of Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay.
Fallabrino also created the Anti-Neotropical Species Trafficking Information Network (ATN) and the Neotropical Sea Turtles (TMN) network.
Since 2009, he coordinates the fieldwork of the project “Sea Turtles of Equatorial Guinea, Africa”.
He is delegate for Uruguay of the Latin American Wildlife Conservation and Management Association since 2007. In 2008 he was appointed coordinator for Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay of the WCPA-Marine (World Commission on Protected Areas-IUCN).
He is a member of the International Sea Turtle Society and the Society for Conservation Biology.
In 2016, he received the Marsh Award for Marine Conservation Leadership.