Television and Radio

Mar 2022

Lauren talks about her recent research analysing data from nearly 30,000 litter clean-ups from around the

world and its implications on how to turn the tide on plastic pollution. 

Listen here

(Ocean Protect podcast)

Mar 2022 Denise and Qamar head to Sydney to launch CSIRO’s Ending Plastic Waste mission.

Watch one of many news coverage stories here.

(Channel 10)

Nov 2021 Denise explains about the significant global plastic hotspots and the specific types of litter at those particular spots. Listen here. 


Oct 2021 Denise Hardesty discusses the analysis of ghost nets sighted along the gulf coastline during four aerial

surveys across 15 years. Listen here. 

(ABC News Radio)

Oct 2021 On Breakfast with Ryk Goddard CSIRO scientist Denise Hardesty explains why drinking from the tap is
better than from a bottle so long as you’re Tasmanian. Listen here. 

(ABC News Radio)

Oct 2020 Denise Hardesty talks microplastics in deep ocean sediment. Watch here. 

(ABC news)

Sept 2019 Kelsey Richardson discussing her recent publication on estimating the amount of commercial fishing gear

that’s abandoned or lost in global waters every year. Listen here.

(ABC news)

May 2019 Qamar Schuyler shares her thoughts on the finding of plastic in the Marina Trench with ABC news.

Listen here.

(ABC news)

Mar 2019 Lauren Roman and Denise Hardesty discuss seabird mortality and marine debris as a major news headline

Watch here (from 6:22 to 8:03 minutes)

(Channel 7)

Lauren also performed various radio interviews on the topic with ABC Drive and Southern Cross Radio.

May 2018 Denise Hardesty joined a panel of experts to discuss threats to the ocean, marine parks, pollution, and

possible solutions on The Drum.


 Mar 2018 Chris Wilcox discusses the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (ABC News 24)
Watch the interview here
Feb 2018

Qamar Schuyler discusses how Container Deposit Legislation can reduce plastic in the ocean by up

to 40% (ABC Local Radio, Hobart)
Listen to the interview here

Apr and Sep 2016

Lauren performed a series of radio interviews regarding her research on seabirds and plastic.

Feb 2014

Scope Season 3 Episode 177 MARINE MANIA

(Channel Ten)

Sep 2012 Denise Hardesty discusses CSIRO’s world first study of the plastics around the Australian coastline on

Catalyst. Watch the episode here