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“The plan to release treated wastewater has been in the works for years, with the environment minister declaring in 2019 there were "no other options" as space runs out to contain the contaminated material.

Rafael Grossi, chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), arrived in Japan on Tuesday to visit Fukushima and present the UN body's safety review to Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.

But the UN's approval has done little to reassure rattled residents in neighboring countries, and local fishermen who still feel the impact of the 2011 disaster.

Some have cast doubt on the IAEA's findings, with China recently arguing that the group's assessment "is not proof of the legality and legitimacy" of Fukushima's wastewater release.”

Look how close they were this morning🐳🇦🇺🙏

The thought of these beautiful creatures swimming north into radioactive water is just bloody awful 😞

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