Useful papers for plastics research

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Ryan (2008) Seabirds Indicate Changes in the Composition of Plastic Litter in the Atlantic and South-Western Indian Oceans. Marine Pollution Bulletin 56: 1406-1409
Yamashita et al. (2011) Physical and Chemical Effects of Ingested Plastic Debris on Short-Tailed Shearwaters, Puffinus tenuirostris, in the North Pacific Ocean. Marine Pollution Bulletin 62: 2845-2849
Van Franeker et al. (2011) Monitoring Plastic Ingestion by the Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis in the North Sea. Environmental Pollution 159: 2609-2615
Tanaka et al. (2013) Accumulation of Plastic-Derived Chemicals in Tissues of Seabirds Ingesting Marine Plastics. Marine Pollution Bulletin 69: 219-222
Lavers et al. (2014) Plastic Ingestion by Flesh-Footed Shearwaters (Puffinus carneipes): Implications for Fledgling Body Condition and the Accumulation of Plastic-Derived Chemicals. Environ Pollut 187: 124-129
Tanaka et al. (2015) Facilitated Leaching of Additive-Derived PBDEs from Plastic by Seabirds’ Stomach Oil and Accumulation in Tissues. Environmental Science & Technology 49: 11799-11807
OSPAR (2015) Guidelines for Monitoring of Plastic Particles in Stomachs of Fulmars in the North Sea Area. OSPAR Commission Agreement 15-03. Ostend pp. 33. Open Access
Van Franeker and Law (2015) Seabirds, Gyres and Global Trends in Plastic Pollution. Environmental Pollution 203: 89-96. Open Access
Kühn et al. (2015) Deleterious Effects of Litter on Marine Life. In: Bergmann M, Gutow L, Klages M (eds) Marine Anthropogenic Litter. Springer. pp 75-116. Open Access
Provencher et al. (2017) Quantifying Ingested Debris in Marine Megafauna: A Review and Recommendations for Standardization. Analytical Methods 9: 1454-1469. Open access
O'Hanlon et al. (2017) Seabirds and Marine Plastic Debris in the Northeastern Atlantic: A Synthesis and Recommendations for Monitoring and Research. Environ Pollut 231: 1291-1301
Terepocki et al. (2017) Size and Dynamics of Microplastic in Gastrointestinal Tracts of Northern Fulmars (Fulmarus glacialis) and Sooty Shearwaters (Ardenna grisea). Marine Pollution Bulletin 116: 143-150
Provencher et al. (2018) Garbage in guano? Microplastic debris found in faecal precursors of seabirds known to ingest plastics. Science of the Total Environment 644, 1477-1484
Provencher et al. (2019) Recommended best practices for plastic and litter ingestion studies in marine birds: Collection, processing, and reporting. Facets, 4(1), 111-130.