The most naturally dangerous places in the world

Japan announces plan to release wastewater from Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean

Stars Insider

13/04/21 | StarsInsider

TRAVEL Danger

Ten years ago, a tsunami destroyed the Fukushima nuclear plant. Now, the million tonnes of water used to cool nuclear fuel are set to be released back into the ocean. 

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced on April 13 that the treated radioactive water, which is enough to fill 500 Olympic-sized swimming pools and has been stored in tanks on-site since 2011, will be further filtered to meet international standards before being released into the ocean, the BBC reports. The process will also only start two years from now, and is expected to last decades. Nonetheless, the local fishing industry and other countries are worried about the potential risks, and naturally tourism in the area will never survive.

Hurricanes, earthquakes, landslides, poison, tsunamis: the world is full of dangers. The most dangerous places also seem to be the most naturally beautiful. To make sure you stay safe on your future trips, this gallery outlines the most uninhabitable places in the world.

From islands with murderous inhabitants to frothing volcanoes, here is everything you need to know about where not to go. Click through for more!

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