Explainer | Japan's Fukushima nuclear wastewater controversy: What exactly is tritium?
Translated and dubbed by Ang Li & Tom Wan, Edited by Jason Wang
In the Fukushima nuclear wastewater controversy, the Japanese government claims to have removed most of the radioactive materials from the nuclear wastewater through the ALPS (Advanced Liquid Processing System), leaving only tritium, which is relatively low in radioactivity. But what exactly is tritium? What are the hazards of it for human body? Watch the animation to learn more.