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Other articles and technical reports (2010-present)

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, P Sobral, S Barry and C Wilcox. 2017. Ocean Pollution: risks, costs and consequences. Book chapter in Oceans. CSIRO Publishing.

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.