Books, Reports and Guidelines

 

2011

Honolulu Commitment
http://www.unep.org/pdf/PressReleases/Honolulu_Commitment-FINAL.pdf

Elements of a Honolulu Strategy: a global platform for the prevention, reduction, and management of marine debris
http://5imdc.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/honolulu-strategy-5imdc-discussion-draft-sm.pdf

Declaration of the Global Plastics Associations for Solutions on Marine Litter
http://www.plasticseurope.org/documents/document/20110323115008-2011_03_23_joint_declaration.pdf

Tracking Trash: 25 Years of Action for the Ocean
http://www.oceanconservancy.org/pdf/Marine_Debris_2011_Report_OC.pdf

International Cleanup Day Snapshot 2010
http://www.projectaware.org/assets/818_projectaware2010internati.pdf

Life Cycle Assessment of Supermarket Carrier Bags
http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/news/127553.aspx
http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/static/documents/Research/Carrier_Bags_final_18-02-11.pdf
http://www.globalgarbage.org/beach/downloads/Carrier_Bags_final_18-02-11.pdf

 

2010

Abfälle im Meer - ein gravierendes ökologisches, ökonomisches und ästhetisches Problem
http://www.umweltdaten.de/publikationen/fpdf-l/3900.pdf

Avaliação da Campanha Saco é um Saco
http://www.mma.gov.br/estruturas/182/_arquivos/resultadossacosaco_182.pdf

Development of the Gulf of Mexico Marine Debris Model
http://marinedebris.noaa.gov/projects/pdfs/gommodel.pdf

Economic Impacts of Marine Litter
http://www.kimointernational.org/Portals/0/Files/Marine%20Litter/Economic%20Impacts%20of%20Marine%20Litter%20Low%20Res.pdf

Fulmar Litter EcoQO Monitoring in the Netherlands 1979-2008 in relation to EU Directive 2000/59/EC on Port Reception Facilities
http://documents.plant.wur.nl/imares/afval/c027-10.pdf
http://www.zeevogelgroep.nl/Opbouw/Downloads.html

Hawai‘i Marine Debris Action Plan (HI-MDAP)
http://docs.google.com/uc?export=download&id=0B07vNqngtoaVZDFjODJhMWQtNGYyYS00YmY2LWJlYzAtYzZmNTI1MDExN2U1
http://www.globalgarbage.org/HI-MDAP20100108.pdf

ICES WKMAL Report 2010 - Report of the Joint MEDPOL/Black Sea/JRC/ICES Workshop on Marine Litter (WKMAL)
http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/111111111/15217
http://havaffald.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/ices-workshop-rapport.pdf

Marine litter: ‘continents’ of rubbish
http://www.parliament.uk/briefingpapers/commons/lib/research/briefings/SNSC-05622.pdf

Marine Strategy Framework Directive
Task Group 10 Report
Marine litter
http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/bitstream/111111111/13625/1/tg10final.pdf

PROPOSING METHODOLOGICAL STANDARDS FOR MONITORING MARINE LITTER, IN ORDER TO ACHIEVE GOOD ENVIRONMENTAL STATUS IN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE MARINE STRATEGY FRAMEWORK DIRECTIVE (MSFD)
http://documents.plant.wur.nl/imares/afval/litter-poster.pdf

Panorama dos Resíduos Sólidos no Brasil 2009
Panorama of Solid Waste in Brazil 2009
Panorama de los Residuos Sólidos en Brasil 2009
http://www.globalgarbage.org/Panorama2009.pdf

Proceedings of the GESAMP International Workshop on micro-plastic particles as a vector in transporting persistent, bio-accumulating and toxic substances in the oceans. 28-30th June 2010, UNESCO-IOC, Paris.
http://www.gesamp.org/data/gesamp/files/media/Publications/Reports_and_studies_82/gallery_1510/object_1670_large.pdf

Report on the Technologies and Research Outcomes on Prevention, Collection and Treatment of Marine Litter in the NOWPAP Region, MERRAC, 2010
http://www.globalgarbage.org/NOWPAP/Report.pdf

Trash Travels: From Our Hands to the Sea, Around the Globe, and Through Time
http://www.oceanconservancy.org/images/2010ICCReportRelease_pressPhotos/2010_ICC_Report.pdf

WCGA Marine Debris ACT Work Plan | Released May 2010
http://www.westcoastoceans.gov/Docs/Marine_Debris_Final_Work_Plan.pdf

World Ocean Review 2010
Litter – pervading the ocean
http://worldoceanreview.com/en/
http://worldoceanreview.com/wp-content/downloads/WOR_english.pdf

World Ocean Review 2010
Allgegenwärtig – der Müll im Meer
http://worldoceanreview.com/
http://worldoceanreview.com/wp-content/downloads/WOR-gesamt.pdf

 

2009

Abandoned, Lost or Otherwise Discarded Fishing Gear
http://www.unep.org/regionalseas/marinelitter/publications/docs/Marine_Litter_Abandoned_Lost_Fishing_Gear.pdf

California Lost Fishing Gear Recovery Project Policies & Procedures
http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/whc/seadoc/pdfs/p+pmanual.pdf

Dossier de partenariat Expédition Atlantique
http://watchthewaste.free.fr/_IMG/expedition_atlantique.pdf

Dossier PDF de présentation du PODEM
http://watchthewaste.free.fr/_IMG/podem.pdf

Introduction to PODEM (English version)
http://watchthewaste.free.fr/_IMG/podem_eng.pdf

GUIDE TO GOOD PRACTICE FOR PORT RECEPTION FACILITY PROVIDERS AND USERS
http://www.imo.org/includes/blastDataOnly.asp/data_id%3D26119/671.pdf

Guide to Marine Debris and the International Coastal Cleanup
http://www.oceanconservancy.org/site/DocServer/ICCmarineDebrisGuideReadOnly.pdf?docID=5441

Thai Guide to Marine Debris and the International Coastal Cleanup
http://www.greenfins-thailand.org/uploads/file/GuideToMarineDebris_Th.pdf

Guidelines on the Use of Market-based Instruments to Address the Problem of Marine Litter
http://www.unep.org/regionalseas/marinelitter/publications/docs/Economic_Instruments_and_Marine_Litter.pdf

Litter and Scottish Beaches - A Guide for the Public and Practitioners
http://coastal.keepscotlandbeautiful.org/documents/litter-scottish-beaches.pdf

Marine debris in Alaska: Coordinating our efforts
http://seagrant.uaf.edu/lib/aksg/0901/mdacoe-debris.pdf

Marine Debris Response Planning in the North-Central Gulf of Mexico
http://marinedebris.noaa.gov/projects/pdfs/gom_mderp.pdf

Marine litter in the North-East Atlantic Region: Assessment and priorities for response
http://www.globalgarbage.org/p00386_Marine%20Litter%20in%20the%20North-East%20Atlantic.pdf

Marine Litter: A Global Challenge
http://www.unep.org/regionalseas/marinelitter/publications/docs/Marine_Litter_A_Global_Challenge.pdf

Proceedings of the International Research Workshop on the Occurrence, Effects and Fate of Microplastic Marine Debris
http://marinedebris.noaa.gov/projects/pdfs/Microplastics.pdf

QSR 2009 Thematic Report No. 3.8 Marine Litter (final draft 17.09.2009)
http://www.waddensea-secretariat.org/QSR-2009/drafts/03-08-Marine%20Litter-print-(09-09-17)-c-Mar.doc

Rising Tide of Ocean Debris and What We Can Do About It
http://www.oceanconservancy.org/pdf/A_Rising_Tide_full_hires.pdf
http://www.oceanconservancy.org/pdf/A_Rising_Tide_full_lowres.pdf

Understanding the Economic Benefits and Costs of Controlling Marine Debris in the APEC Region
http://www.nowpap.org/data/ML%20ref/APEC’ML-control…Cost-vs-Benefit.pdf

Panorama dos Resíduos Sólidos no Brasil
Panorama of Solid Waste in Brazil
Panorama de los Residuos Sólidos en Brasil
http://www.globalgarbage.org/Panorama2008.pdf

Port Reception Facilities in the NOWPAP Region, MERRAC, 2009
http://www.globalgarbage.org/NOWPAP/Port.pdf

Progress Report - Understanding the Economic Benefits and Costs of Controlling Marine Debris in the APEC Region (MRC 02/2007)
http://aimp.apec.org/Documents/2009/MRCWG/MRCWG/09_mrcwg_008.pdf

Recommendations for a coordinated plan to reduce litter in inland waters, ports, on coastlines and in the ocean
http://www.robindesbois.org/english/Aquatic_litter_rdb.pdf

The Educator’s Guide to Marine Debris - Southeast and Gulf of Mexico
http://issuu.com/bgirsh/docs/sea_grant_pages
http://www.cosee-se.org/marinedebris.php
http://www.globalgarbage.org/Sea+Grant+Pages.pdf

Thai The Educator’s Guide to Marine Debris - Gulf of Thailand and Andaman Sea
http://www.greenfins-thailand.org/uploads/file/kaya.pdf

UNEP/IOC Guidelines on Survey and Monitoring of Marine Litter
http://www.unep.org/regionalseas/marinelitter/publications/docs/Marine_Litter_Survey_and_Monitoring_Guidelines.pdf

WADDEN SEA ECOSYSTEM No. 25
Quality Status Report 2009
Thematic Report No. 3.8
Marine Litter
http://www.waddensea-secretariat.org/QSR-2009/03.8-Marine-Litter-%2810-05-14%29.pdf

West Coast Governors’ Agreement Marine Debris ACT
http://www.westcoastoceans.gov/Docs/MarDebrisACT_Draftworkplan_May09.pdf

 

2008

An Implementation Strategy to Reduce and Prevent Ocean Litter
http://www.opc.ca.gov/webmaster/ftp/pdf/opc_ocean_litter_final_strategy.pdf

Anacostia River Clean Up and Protection Act of 2009
http://www.dccouncil.us/images/00001/20090622091805.pdf

Anacostia River Trash Reduction Plan
http://www.globalgarbage.org/2009.01.29_Trash_Report.zip

Clean Up Australia Day Rubbish Report
2008 Rubbish Report
http://www.cleanup.org.au/PDF/au/rubbish-report2008_final.pdf

Fishing for Litter Scotland Final Report – 2005 – 2008
http://www.kimointernational.org/Portals/0/Files/FFLSFR20052008%20-%20lo.pdf

Hawai‘i Marine Debris Workshop
Summary Report
http://marinedebris.noaa.gov/projects/pdfs/himdapsummary.pdf

High Seas Driftnets in Alaska Marine Debris
http://www.mcafoundation.org/doc/HSDN%20in%20Alaska%20081114-1.pdf

INTERAGENCY REPORT ON MARINE DEBRIS SOURCES, IMPACTS, STRATEGIES & RECOMMENDATIONS
http://ocean.ceq.gov/about/docs/SIMOR_IMDCC_Report.pdf

Marine Conservation Society (2008). Beachwatch 2007 – The 15th Annual Beach Litter Survey
http://www.adoptabeach.org.uk/downloads/beachwatch/2007/BWFullReport.pdf

NOWPAP 2008: Regional Overview on Marine Litter in the NOWPAP Region, second edition
http://dinrac.nowpap.org/documents/MALITA_Regional_overview_ML_in_NOWPAP.pdf

NOWPAP MERRAC 2008: Marine Litter Management: The approach of Incheon City, Republic of Korea
http://www.globalgarbage.org/NOWPAP/marine.pdf

NOWPAP MERRAC 2008: Regional Report on Sea-based Marine Litter in the NOWPAP Region
http://www.globalgarbage.org/NOWPAP/regional.pdf

Tackling Marine Debris in the 21st Century
http://books.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=12486
http://www.globalgarbage.org/12486.pdf

The California Coastal Commission’s
Public Education Program
2008 Annual Report
http://www.coastal.ca.gov/publiced/pe_annualreport_2008.pdf

Trouble for Turtles: Trawl Fishing in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico
http://oceana.org/fileadmin/oceana/uploads/turtles/Trouble4Turtles_WebFinal.pdf

 

2007

Assessment of the Marine Litter problem in the Baltic region and priorities for response
http://www.helcom.fi/publications/other_publications/en_GB/Outcome_Marine_Litter_Project/
http://www.helcom.fi/stc/files/shipping/Assessment%20of%20the%20marine%20litter%20problem%20in%20the%20Baltic%202007.pdf

Basura Marina en el Pacífico Sudeste: una revisión del problema
http://www.cpps-int.org/spanish/planaccion/taller/taller%20basura%20marina/progama%20basura%20marina%20espanol.pdf

Clean Up Australia Day Rubbish Report
2007 Rubbish Report
http://www.cleanup.org.au/PDF/au/rubbishreport_final.pdf

Guidelines for Monitoring Marine Litter on the Beaches and Shorelines of the Northwest Pacific Region
http://dinrac.nowpap.org/documents/MALITA_Monitoring_Guidelines.pdf

Guidelines for Monitoring Marine Litter on the Seabed in the Northwest Pacific Region
http://dinrac.nowpap.org/documents/MALITA_monitoring_seabed_litter.pdf

Guidelines for providing and improving port reception facilities and services for ship-generated marine litter in the Northwest Pacific region
http://dinrac.nowpap.org/documents/MALITA_port_reception_facilities.pdf

Marine litter in the Southeast Pacific Region: a review of the problem
http://www.cpps-int.org/spanish/planaccion/taller/taller%20basura%20marina/programa%20basura%20marina%20ingles.pdf

National Marine Debris Monitoring Program
http://www.oceanconservancy.org/site/DocServer/NMDMP_Report_April_2008.pdf?docID=4601

NOWPAP CEARAC 2007: Recycling Plastic Marine Litter
http://www.cearac-project.org/MALITA/Recycling%20Plastic%20Marine%20Litter.pdf

OSPAR Commission, 2007: Monitoring of marine litter on beaches in the OSPAR region
http://www.ospar.org/documents/dbase/publications/p00306_Monitoring%20Marine%20Beach%20Litter%20Report.pdf

Regional Overview and Assessment of Marine Litter Related Activities in the West Indian Ocean Region
http://www.unep.org/NairobiConvention/docs/Regional_assessment_of_marine_litter__WIO_Region.PDF

Regional Overview on Legal Instruments, Institutional Arrangements and Programmes Related to Marine Litter in the NOWPAP Region
http://dinrac.nowpap.org/documents/MALITA_Regional_Overview_Legal_ML_Instruments.pdf

Small plastic particles in Coastal Swedish waters
http://www.kimointernational.org/Portals/0/Files/Small%20plastic%20particles%20in%20Swedish%20West%20Coast%20Waters.pdf

Turning the Tide on Trash: A Learning Guide on Marine Debris
http://marinedebris.noaa.gov/marinedebris101/documents/101TurnTide.pdf
http://marinedebris.noaa.gov/marinedebris101/documents/101TurnTide_hi.pdf

Understanding Marine Debris: Games and Activities for Kids of All Ages
http://marinedebris.noaa.gov/marinedebris101/documents/101ActivBk.pdf
http://marinedebris.noaa.gov/marinedebris101/documents/101ActivBk_hi.pdf

 

2006

Contamintación por plásticos en los océanos del mundo
http://www.greenpeace.org/raw/content/espana/reports/contaminaci-n-por-plasticos-en.pdf

Eliminating Land-Based Discharges of Marine Debris in California: A Plan of Action from The Plastic Debris Project
http://www.plasticdebris.org/CA_Action_Plan_2006.pdf

MUNICIPAL BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR CONTROLLING TRASH AND DEBRIS IN STORMWATER AND URBAN RUNOFF
http://www.plasticdebris.org/Trash_BMPs_for_Munis.pdf

Plastic Debris in the World’s Oceans
http://oceans.greenpeace.org/raw/content/en/documents-reports/plastic_ocean_report.pdf

Volunteer Estuary Monitoring: A Methods Manual
http://www.epa.gov/owow/estuaries/monitor/
Chapter 16: Marine Debris
http://www.epa.gov/owow/estuaries/monitor/pdf/chap16.pdf

 

2005

A Study on the Availability and Use of Port Reception Facilities for Ship-Generated Waste
https://extranet.emsa.europa.eu/index.php?option=com_joomdoc&task=doc_download&gid=553&Itemid=100005

Marine Litter: An analytical overview
http://www.unep.org/regionalseas/marinelitter/publications/docs/anl_oview.pdf

The Impact of the Cruise Ship Industry on the Quality of Life in Key West
http://www.keywestcity.com/egov/docs/1156864276_445343.pdf

 

2004

Ocean Blueprint for the 21st Century: Final Report of the U.S.
Commission on Ocean Policy
http://oceancommission.gov/documents/welcome.html
http://oceancommission.gov/documents/full_color_rpt/welcome.html
Chapter 18: Reducing Marine Debris
http://oceancommission.gov/documents/full_color_rpt/18_chapter18.pdf

Relatório do 5º TEMPO
Mutirão de Limpeza no Mangue
http://www.natalvoluntarios.org.br/tempo/relatoriodownload/relatorio5tempo.pdf

The Net Kit: A Fishing Net Identification Guide for Northern Australia
http://www.wwf.org.au/publications/the_net_kit.pdf

 

2002

Assessing and Monitoring Floatable Debris
http://www.epa.gov/owow/oceans/debris/floatingdebris/debris-final.pdf

National Marine Debris Surveillance Program
Final Report
http://www.globalgarbage.org/02-03%20FINAL%20REPORT.pdf

The Impacts of Marine Litter
Marine Pollution Monitoring Management Group
Report of the Marine Litter Task Team (MaLiTT) May 2002.
http://www.marlab.ac.uk/Uploads/Documents/Impacts%20of%20Marine%20Litter.pdf

 

2000

Impacts of Marine Debris and Oil - Economic and Social Costs to Coastal Communities
http://www.kimointernational.org/Portals/0/Files/Karensreport.pdf

National Marine Debris Surveillance Program
Volunteer Training Manual
http://www.globalgarbage.org/NMDSP%20TRAINING%20MANUAL%20rev.%202000.pdf

Pilot Project to Establish Methodologies and Guidelines  to Identify Marine Litter from Shipping
http://dinrac.nowpap.org/documents/MALITA_6_ML_from_Shipping_2000_by_UKMCA.pdf
http://www.globalgarbage.org/MALITA_6_ML_from_Shipping_2000_by_UKMCA.pdf

 

1998

Coastal Challenges: A Guide to Coastal and Marine Issues
http://www.nsc.org/ehc/guidebks/coasttoc.html

 

1997

GUIA DIDÁTICO SOBRE O LIXO NO MAR
Autor: Agência de Proteção Ambiental-APA-/Divisão de Proteção Oceânica e Costeira-EUA
Editora: Secretaria de Estado do Meio Ambiente-SMA
Coordenadoria de Educação Ambiental-CEAM
Local: São Paulo/SP Ano: 1997 Número de páginas: 143

Livro didático traduzido e adaptado à realidade brasileira, trata da geração do lixo marinho, suas conseqüências para os seres humanos e do envolvimento das comunidades na resolução do problema. Concebido como um instrumento interdisciplinar de ensino, apresenta uma série de exercícios e atividades sobre o tema e divide-se em três partes: definição, características e fontes do lixo, efeitos do lixo marinho e formulação de soluções. Apresenta ainda fichas para fotocopiar com atividades e exercícios, além de ilustrações para recortar.

 

1992

Marine Debris Survey Manual
http://spo.nwr.noaa.gov/tr108opt.pdf

Plastic Pellets in the Aquatic Environment: Sources and Recommendations - Final Report
http://www.globalgarbage.org/13%20EPA%20Plastic%20Pellets.pdf

Turning the Tide on Trash: A Learning Guide on Marine Debris
http://www.epa.gov/owow/OCPD/Marine/contents.html
http://www.globalgarbage.org/turning_the_tide_on_trash.zip

 

1991

UNEP/IOC/FA0: Assessment of the state of pollution of the Mediterranean Sea by persistent synthetic materials which may float, sink or remain in suspension. MAP Technical Reports Series No. 56. UNEP, Athens, 1991.
PNUE/COI/FAO: Evaluation de l’état de la pollution de la mer Méditerranée par les matières synthétiques persistantes qui peuvent flotter, couler ou rester en suspension. MAP Technical Reports Series No. 56. UNEP, Athens, 1991.
http://dinrac.nowpap.org/documents/MALITA_5_Asessement_of_Persistent_Synthetic_Materials_Mediterraneam_1991.pdf