Other articles and technical reports (2010-present)

Book Chapters

Stoll T, P Stoett, J Vince and BD Hardesty. 2020. Governance and measures for the prevention of marine debris. Book chapter in Handbook of microplastics in the environment. Access here.

Hardesty BD, P Sobral, S Barry and C Wilcox. 2017. Ocean Pollution: risks, costs and consequences. Book chapter in Oceans: Science and Solutions for Australia. CSIRO Publishing. Access here.

 

Selected popular articles, edited volumes, conference proceedings and technical reports (2010-present)

Hardesty BD and C Wilcox. 13 March 2020. For decades, scientists puzzled over the plastics ‘missing’ from our oceans – but now it’s been found. The Conversation. Access here.

Denise Hardesty features in this article by One Earth called Science-based solutions to plastic pollution (2020). Access here.

Roman, L. November 2018. Assessing the risks of marine debris ingestion to Procellariiform seabirds, (doctoral dissertation). Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania. Access here.

Hardesty BD, R Gunn and C Wilcox. 20 October 2019. Addressing ghost nets in Australia and beyond – update of EMR feature. Journal of Ecological Management & Restoration. Access here.

Schuyler Q, BD Hardesty and C Wilcox. 20 February 2018. Deposit schemes reduce drink containers in the ocean by 40%. The Conversation. Access here.

Hardesty BD, Q Schuyler, K Willis, TJ Lawson and C Wilcox. 2017. Policy and Practices Analysis to Reduce Debris Inputs to the Environment Phase II. A Final Report to the National Packaging Covenant Industry Association. CSIRO: EP178048.

Hardesty BD, Q Schuyler, K Willis, TJ Lawson and C Wilcox. 2017. Assessing the effectiveness of waste management in reducing the levels of plastics entering Australia’s marine environment. A final report to the National Environmental Science Programme Marine Biodiversity Hub. CSIRO. Access here.

Hardesty BD, Q Schuyler, TJ Lawson, K Opie and C Wilcox. 2016. Understanding debris sources and transport from the coastal margin to the ocean. A final report to the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation Ltd.

Hardesty BD, C Wilcox, Q Schuyler, TJ Lawson and K Opie. 2016. Developing a baseline estimate of amounts, types, sources and distribution of coastal litter – an analysis of US marine debris data. A final report for Ocean Conservancy and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the United States. Access here.

Hardesty BD and C Wilcox. 2015. Modelling and monitoring marine litter movement, transport and accumulation. The state of knowledge on litter in the marine environment. A final report to the United Nations Environment Program. Access here.

Hardesty BD, L Lebreton and C Wilcox. 2015. Plastics accumulation and monitoring efforts around the globe. A final report to the United Nations Environment Program. Access here.

Hardesty BD and C Wilcox. 2015. Modelling and monitoring of marine litter. A final report to the United Nations Environment Program. Access here.

Hardesty BD and C Wilcox. 2015. Modelling workshop summary report. A final report to the United Nations Environment Program. Access here.

Hardesty BD and C Wilcox. 13 February 2015. Eight million tons of plastic are going into the ocean each year. The Conversation Access here.

Hardesty BD and C Wilcox. 15 September 2014. The oceans are full of our plastic – here’s what we can do about it. The Conversation. Access here.

Hardesty BD, C Wilcox, TJ Lawson, M Lansdell and T van der Velde. 2014. Understanding the effects of marine debris on wildlife. A Final report for Earthwatch Australia. Access here.

Acampora H, BD Hardesty, K Townsend and K Erzini. 2014. Plastic ingestion by short-tailed shearwaters (Puffinus tenuirostris) in northern Australia. Proceedings of the International workshop on fate and impacts of microplastics in marine ecosystems.

Hardesty BD, C Wilcox, J Butler and R Gunn. 2013. Exploring sources, impacts and methods for amelioration of ghost nets as a threat to marine species. A final report of the CSIRO and GhostNets Australia Partnership: 2009-2013.

Hardesty BD and C Wilcox. 2013. Understanding the effects of marine debris on wildlife: Year 2 Annual Report to Earthwatch Australia. Access here.

Hardesty BD and C Wilcox. 31 January 2013. Ghostnets fish on: marine rubbish threatens northern Australian turtles. The Conversation. Access here.

Hardesty BD and C Wilcox. 2011. Understanding the types, sources and at-sea distribution of marine debris in Australian Waters. Final report to the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Health, Population and Communities. Access here.

Hardesty BD, R Sharples and C Wilcox, 2010. Understanding the types, sources and at-sea distribution of marine debris in Australian Waters. Report to the Department of Water, Heritage and the Arts. Access here.

Wilcox C, BD Hardesty and R Sharples. 2010. Estimating the distribution and impact of ghost nets in the Gulf of Carpentaria. Final report to the Northern Gulf Resource Management Group. Access here.

Hardesty BD and C Wilcox. 2012. Understanding the effects of marine debris on wildlife. A report to Earthwatch Australia. Access here.

Butler JRA, R Gunn, HL Berry, GA Wagey, BD Hardesty and C Wilcox. 2012. A value chain analysis of ghost nets in the Arafura Sea: identifying trans-boundary stakeholders, intervention points and livelihood trade-offs. A report to GhostNets Australia. Access here.

Hardesty BD and C Wilcox. 23 August 2011. Marine debris: biodiversity impacts and potential solutions. The Conversation. Access here.

Wilcox C and BD Hardesty. 2011. Cluster Analysis: a novel approach to identify types of derelict nets that comprise ghost nets. Final Report to GhostNets Australia and the Northern Gulf Resource Management Group. Access here.