Australian tourism operators silenced for opposing Adani mine

Scientists blame fossil fuels for rising ocean temperatures that have already damaged the Great Barrier Reef.

Tourism operators in Australia say they are being silenced for opposing a new coal mine in the state of Queensland.

The government approved the Indian-owned Adani mine last year, despite warnings about its impact on the already damaged Great Barrier Reef.

Al Jazeera’s Alexi O’Brien reports from the Whitsunday Islands, Australia.