When we think of Japan, we think of clean city streets and a wealthy economy. Well, just because they have high standards doesn’t mean they’re one of the most polluted areas in the world. The number of deaths in Japan related to air pollution has been steadily rising throughout the most recent years.
Power plants in the country produce fossil fuel combustion, which has a direct negative impact on citizens’ health. Additionally, the country sees a lot of marine pollution mainly due to oil leakage and spillage into the ocean (Statista).