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A controversial video to highlight what Greenpeace says is a potential environmental disaster on the Great Barrier Reef, shows a clownfish swimming around inside a blender.

Greenpeace Australia Pacific has uploaded the 30-second video on YouTube (scroll down to watch it), as part of its campaign to stop a new mine in Queensland, which it says will require a shipping terminal in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage area and threaten the lives of sea creatures like the clownfish.

The clown is a fish many people will recognise and love following its fame in the Pixar film Finding Nemo.

The description below the video reads: "Life for this fish was, quite literally, going swimmingly. But now, his home on the Great Barrier Reef is under threat. Indian-owned coal giant Adani wants to dredge and dump 3 million cubic metres of sea-floor in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area to make way for a new coal terminal."

The video ends with the sound of the blender being switched on, implying that the clownfish has met its fate.


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