Further Information

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 Seas of Shame
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7312777.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/6218698.stm
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/science/july-dec08/plasticocean_11-13.html

Print Media
The Economist (Print edition), January 22, 2009
‘Underwater treasures – Documentary makers look for the next eco-blockbuster’

The Economist (Print edition), December 30, 2008
More abused than used – But the sea can be harnessed for energy, and to store carbon

CDNN, November 4, 2007
‘Plastic Ocean – The Great Pacific Garbage Patch’ by Susan Casey

Travel and Leisure , September 2006
‘Our oceans are turning into plastic…are we?’ by Susan Casey

Television Coverage

National Geographic TV community notice on plastic bottles – Asia

Reports
UNEP Regional Seas Report and Studies No. 178
Ecosystems and Biodiversity in Deep Waters and High Seas

Online Programs
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Marine Debris Program
http://marinedebris.noaa.gov/welcome.html