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Other articles and technical reports (2010-present)

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

Richardson, K, BD Hardesty and C Wilcox. Estimates of fishing gear loss rates at a global scale. A literature review and meta-analysis. Final Report to the FAO. September 2018.

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

Lawson, TJ, BD Hardesty, V Mann, and C Wilcox. Marine Debris Field Report: Cape Town, South Africa. Earthwatch marine debris surveys, October 2017. Download: Earthwatch South Africa fieldwork report

Hardesty, BD, P Sobral, S Barry and C Wilcox. Ocean Pollution: risks, costs and consequences. In press, Book chapter in Oceans.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Hardesty BD and C Wilcox. 2012. Understanding the effects of marine debris on wildlife: a report to Earthwatch Australia.

JRA Butler, R Gunn, HL Berry, GA Wagey, BD Hardesty, C Wilcox. 2012. 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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.