Millions around the world are speaking up about the Fukushima nuclear-contaminated water. China has put an import ban on Japanese seafood. And this last week, radioactive water was detected by the California coast. And yet Japanese and Western media claim this water release is no big deal. Interestingly, the U.S. has just sealed a cooperative deal with Japan and South Korea. So what are facts and what are media narratives entangled with new Cold War geopolitics? And the question is: will we look after the well-being of the Pacific Ocean?