An insight into Japan’s contentious plans to release contaminated water from Fukushima. Japan has announced it will release more than one million tonnes of contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean from the Fukushima nuclear plant – a decision that hasn’t gone down well across large quarters of the world
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The Japanese government has been forced to quickly retire an animated character it had hoped would win support for its decision this week to release more than 1m tonnes of contaminated water from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the sea. Although the water will be treated before being discharged, it will still contain tritium, a radioactive hydrogen isotope represented on a government website by a cute fish-like creature with rosy cheeks.
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