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Peer-reviewed publications

Peer-reviewed publications

Wilcox, C, M Puckridge, Q Schuyler, K Townsend and BD Hardesty. 2018. A quantitative analysis linking sea turtle morality and plastic debris ingestion. Scientific Reports 8:12536

Vince, J and BD Hardesty. 2018. Global solutions to the tragedy of the commons that marine plastics have become. Frontiers in Marine Science. 5: 214.

Brennan, E. C Wilcox and BD Hardesty. 2018. Connecting flux, deposition and resuspension in coastal debris surveys. Science of the Total Environment. 644; 1019–1026.

Richardson, K., R Gunn, C Wilcox and BD Hardesty. 2018. Understanding causes of gear loss provides a sound basis for fisheries management. Marine Policy.

Schuyler, Q, BD Hardesty, TJ Lawson, K Opie and C Wilcox. 2018. Economic incentives reduce plastic inputs to the ocean.  Marine Policy.

Willis, K, R Eriksen, C Wilcox and BD Hardesty. 2017. Microplastic distribution at different sediment depths.  Frontiers in Marine Science.

Jambeck, J, BD Hardesty, AL Brooks, T Friend, K Teleki, J Fabres, Y Beaudoin, A Bamba, J Francis, AJ Ribbink, T Baleta, H Bouwman, J Knox and C Wilcox. 2017. Challenges and emerging solutions to the land-based plastic waste issue in Africa. Marine Policy.

Willis, K, C Maureaud, C Wilcox and BD Hardesty. 2017. How successful are waste abatement campaigns and government policies at reducing plastic waste into the marine environment? Marine Policy.

Lewbart, GA, C Ulloa, D Deresienski, C Regalado, JP Munoz, J Garcia, BD Hardesty and CA Valle. 2017. Health status of red-footed boobies (Sula sula) determined by hematology, biochemistry, blood gases and physical examination. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine.

Tang, LS, C Smith-Keune, T Grice, JM Molony and BD Hardesty. 2017. Genetic structure and diversity of the black-throated finch (Poephila cinta) across its range. Australian Journal of Zoology.

Hardesty, BD and C Wilcox. 2017. A risk framework for tackling marine debris. Analytical Methods.

Hardesty, BD, J Harari, A Isobe, L Lebreton, N Maximenko, J Potemra, E van Sebille, AD Vethaak and C Wilcox. 2017. Using numerical model simulations to improve the understanding of micro-plastic distribution and pathways in the marine environment. Frontiers in Marine Science.

Willis, K., BD Hardesty, L Kriwoken and C Wilcox. 2017. Differentiating littering, urban runoff and marine transport as sources of marine debris in coastal and estuarine environments. Scientific reports

Hardesty, BD and C Wilcox. 2017. A risk framework for tackling marine debris. Analytical Methods.

Hardesty, BD, J Harari, A Isobe, L Lebreton, N Maximenko, J Potemra, E van Sebille, AD Vethaak and C Wilcox. Using numerical model simulations to improve the understanding of micro-plastic distribution and pathways in the marine environment. Frontiers in Marine Science.

Hardesty BD, TJ Lawson, T van der Velde, M Lansdell, G Perkins and C Wilcox. 2016. Estimating quantities and sources of marine debris at a continental scale. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.

Roman, L, QA Schuyler, BD Hardesty and KA Townsend. 2016. Anthropogenic Debris Ingestion by Avifauna in Eastern Australia, PLoS One, 30, 2016

van der Velde, T., Milton, D.A., Lawson, T.J., Lansdell, M., Wilcox, C., Davis, G., Perkins, G., & BD Hardesty. 2016. Comparison of marine debris data collected by researchers and citizen scientists: Is citizen science data worth our investment? Biological Conservation.

Vince, J and BD Hardesty. 2016. Plastic pollution challenges in the marine and coastal environments: from local to global governance. Restoration Ecology.

Wilcox, C and BD Hardesty. 2016. Biodegradable nets are not a panacea, but can contribute to addressing the ghost fishing problem. Animal Conservation. 19; 322-323.

Hardesty, BD, T Good and C Wilcox. 2015. Novel methods, new results and science-based solutions to tackle marine debris impacts on wildlife. Ocean and Coastal Management.

Hardesty BD, D Holdsworth, A Revill and C Wilcox. 2015. A biochemical approach for identifying plastics exposure in live wildlife. Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

Jambeck, JA, R Geyer, C Wilcox, T. Siegler, M. Perryman, Andrady, R. Marayan and KL Law. 2015. Plastic waste input to the oceans from land. Science. 347(62230):768-771.

Lawson, TJ, K Johns, P Dann, C Wilcox and. BD Hardesty. 2015. Characteristics of marine debris that entangle Australian fur seals (Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus) in southern Australia. Marine Pollution Bulletin.

van Sebille, E, C Wilcox, L Lebreton, N Maximenko, BD Hardesty J van Franeker, M Erikson, D Siegel, F Galgani, and K Lavender-Law. 2015. A global inventory of small floating plastic debris. Environmental Research Letters.

Schuyler Q, C Wilcox, C Wilcox, K Townsend, K R Wedemeyer-Strombel, G Balazs, E van Sebille and BD Hardesty 2015. Risk analysis reveals global hotspots for marine debris ingestion by sea turtles. Global Change Biology.

Vegter A, M Barletta, C Beck, J Borrero, H Burton, M Campbell, M Eriksen, C Eriksson, A Estrades, K Gilardi, BD Hardesty, J Assunção I do Sul, J Lavers, B Lazar, L Lebreton, WJ Nichols, E Ramirez Llodra, C Ribic, PG Ryan, Q Schuyler, SDA Smith, H Takada, K Townsend, C Wabnitz, C Wilcox, L Young, M Hamann 2015. Global research priorities for the management and mitigation of plastic pollution on marine wildlife. Endangered Species Research, 25: 224-247.

Wilcox, C. N Mallos, GH Leonard, A Rodriguez and BD Hardesty. 2015. Using expert elicitation to estimate the impacts of plastic pollution on marine wildlife. Marine Policy.

Wilcox, C, E van Sebille, BD Hardesty. 2015. The threat of plastic pollution to seabirds is global, pervasive and increasing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Vol. 112 no. 38.

Reisser J, J Shaw, G Hallegraeff, M Proietti, D Barnes, M Thums, C Wilcox, BD Hardesty and C Pattiaratchi. 2014. Millimeter-sized marine plastics: a new pelagic habitat for microorganisms and invertebrates. PLoS ONE 9(6): e100289.

Schuyler, Q, K Townsend, C Wilcox, BD Hardesty and J Marshall. 2014. Mistaken identity? Visual similarities of marine debris to natural prey items of sea turtles. BMC Ecology.

Wilcox C, G Heathcote, J Goldberg, R Gunn, D Peel and BD Hardesty 2014. Understanding the sources, drivers and impacts of abandoned, lost and discarded fishing gear in northern Australia. Conservation Biology.

Acampora, H, Q Schuyler, K Townsend and BD Hardesty 2013. Comparing plastic ingestion between juvenile and adult stranded Short-tailed Shearwaters (Puffinus tenuirostris) in Eastern Australia. Marine Pollution Bulletin.

JRA Butler, R Gunn, HL Berry, GA Wagey, BD Hardesty, C Wilcox. 2013. Value chain analysis of ghost nets in the Arafura Sea: identifying trans-boundary stakeholders, intervention points and livelihood trade-offs. Journal of Environmental Management 123: 14-25.

Reisser J, J Shaw, C Wilcox, BD Hardesty, M Proietti, M Thums, C Pattiaratchi 2013. Marine plastic pollution in waters around Australia: characteristics, concentrations and pathways. PLOS One. 8(11):

Schuyler, Q, BD Hardesty, C. Wilcox and K Townsend 2013. A global analysis of anthropogenic debris ingestion by sea turtles. Conservation Biology. 28:129-139.

Wilcox, C, BD Hardesty, R Sharples, DA Griffin, TJ Lawson and R Gunn. 2013. Ghost net impacts on globally threatened turtles, a spatial risk analysis for northern Australia. Conservation Letters, DOI: 10.1111/conl.12001.

Schuyler, Q, K Townsend, BD Hardesty and C Wilcox. 2012. To eat or not to eat: debris selectivity by marine turtles. PLOS One 7(7): e40884.

Gunn, R, BD Hardesty, and J Butler 2010. Tackling ‘ghost nets’: Local solutions to a global issue in northern Australia. Ecological Management and Restoration, 11: 88-98.

Donlan, C.J. D.K. Wingfield, L.B. Crowder, and C. Wilcox. 2010. Assessing anthropogenic hazards to endangered species using expert opinion surveys: a case study with sea turtles. Conservation Biology 24(6):1586-95