Pellets - Global Garbage

Pellets

 

Photograph by Prof. Dr. Alexander Turra, IO USP

Photograph by Prof. Dr. Alexander Turra, IO USP

  

International Pellet Watch::Call for pellets from world beaches!

 

Photograph by Prof. Dr. Alexander Turra, IO USP

Photograph by Prof. Dr. Alexander Turra, IO USP

 

2010………………………………………………….. 

Organic pollutants in microplastics from two beaches of the Portuguese coast
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2010.07.030

“Plastic Pellets” nas praias de Santos

Association of metals with plastic production pellets in the marine environment
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2010.07.014

Maior quantidade de “lágrimas de sereia” está em Santos, diz pesquisa da USP

 

2009………………………………………………….. 

Distribuição, taxa de entrada, composição química e identificação de fontes de grânulos plásticos na Enseada de Santos, SP, Brasil

Here, there and everywhere. Small plastic fragments and pellets on beaches of Fernando de Noronha (Equatorial Western Atlantic)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2009.05.004

International Pellet Watch: Global monitoring of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in coastal waters. 1. Initial phase data on PCBs, DDTs, and HCHs
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2009.06.014 

Lágrimas de sereias nas praias da Região - Dez bilhões podem chegar à zona costeira  

On the importance of size of plastic fragments and pellets on the strandline: a snapshot of a Brazilian beach
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10661-009-1113-4

Pellets plásticos e as praias

Transport and release of chemicals from plastics to the environment and to wildlife

 

2008…………………………………………………..

Invasão de plásticos nos oceanos 

Testing phenanthrene distribution properties of virgin plastic pellets and plastic eroded pellets found on Lesvos island beaches (Greece)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2007.11.005

 

2007…………………………………………………..

Investigating the properties of plastic resin pellets found in the coastal areas of Lesvos island

Nibs - o campeão do microlixo marinho 

Persistent organic pollutants carried by synthetic polymers in the ocean environment
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2007.03.022

 

2006…………………………………………………..

Call for pellets! International Pellet Watch Global Monitoring of POPs using beached plastic resin pellets
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2006.10.010

 

2005…………………………………………………..

Concentration of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in beached resin pellets: Variability among individual particles and regional differences
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2005.04.030 

Pellet Watch : Global Monitoring of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) using Beached Plastic Resin Pellets. 

 

2001…………………………………………………..

Plastic Resin Pellets as a Transport Medium for Toxic Chemicals in the Marine Environment
http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es0010498

 

1997…………………………………………………..

Resíduos sólidos e esférulas plásticas nas praias do Rio Grande do Sul - Brasil 

 

1996…………………………………………………..

Tar pellets and plastics as attachment surfaces for lepadid cirripedes in the North Atlantic Ocean
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0025-326X(96)00045-8 

 

1992…………………………………………………..

Plastic Pellets in the Aquatic Environment: Sources and Recommendations - Final Report

 

1987…………………………………………………..

Plastic pellets and tar on Spain’s Mediterranean beaches
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0025-326X(87)90573-X

 

1982…………………………………………………..

Plastic pellets collected by a prion on Gough Island, central South Atlantic ocean
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0025-326X(82)90491-X

Plastic pellets on Spain’s ‘Costa del Sol’ beaches
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0025-326X(82)90014-5

 

1979…………………………………………………..

Plastic pellets on the coast of Lebanon
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0025-326X(79)90321-7

 

1977…………………………………………………..

Plastic pellets on New Zealand beaches
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0025-326X(77)90193-X

 

1973…………………………………………………..

Lançamento de partículas de polietileno à costa do Rio Grande do Sul
GOMES, C.M.B.
Separatas da Revista Veritas, No 70/73: 174-206.
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul. Porto Alegre - RS, Brasil.