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A new map of the world’s oceans redraws boundaries according to science, not geopolitics, and provides a crucial piece in the puzzle of who is creating marine dumping grounds, write Erik van Sebille and Gary Froyland.

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UNSW mathematicians and oceanographers have developed a model that could reveal who is to blame for litter in the floating garbage patches in the world’s oceans.

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Oceanographic research at UNSW suggests the claimed lengthy voyage of a castaway fisherman could have occurred and he was lucky not to have ended up in the great garbage patch of the North Pacific.

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Sourcing raw materials from waste can cut costs, which means we need to look at our rubbish for its "beauty within," writes Veena Sahajwalla.