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The Most Remote Place on the Planet Contains ‘Extraordinary’ Levels of Toxic Waste

Remember Sly Sludge, the villain from the popular 90's cartoon Captain Planet? Probably not, since he was a minor character voiced by Martin Sheen, and we’re always struggling for pop culture references here at Gizmodo. Nevertheless, the evil message of Sly Sludge — that we can’t just wish our pollution problems away — is currently destroying ecosystems at the bottom of the Mariana Trench. Read More >>