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Calif. Agency Bans Captive Orca Breeding At SeaWorld

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.12.2015 | Business

"It's cool to see them, but it's not the right thing to do," said 10-year-old Zoey Lambe-Hommel.  Zoey, dressed in a killer whale costu...

How Whole Foods Customers Are Being Told Porkies About Pork

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 09.22.2015 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

As disturbing as this is, it's not a surprise to those of us who have to sit through sickening videos and then listen to the profiteers defend the practices, cover them up and kill the messenger along with the pigs, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and others.

SeaWorld Changes Policy On Whales In Sign It's Bowing To Pressure

The Dodo | Benjamin Hart | Posted 09.05.2015 | Green

In the surest sign yet that SeaWorld may be swaying to public pressure in the wake of " Blackfish," the marine park publicly announced an unprecedente...

SeaWorld's 'Day In The Life Of Tilikum' Video Is Super Depressing

The Dodo | Kelly Chen | Posted 08.30.2015 | Green
Read More: Seaworld, Green News

SeaWorld thinks you might like to know how famous orca whale Tilikum, star of "Blackfish," spends his time nowadays....

SeaWorld Orcas Have 'Alarming' Number Of Injuries

The Dodo | Adam Goldberg | Posted 08.12.2015 | Green

The stress of captivity is taking a physical toll on SeaWorld's orcas....

'Jackass' Star Arrested After Anti-SeaWorld Stunt In Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.10.2015 | Entertainment

  Steve-O, one of the stars of the "Jackass" films and TV shows, was arrested on Sunday night after climbing a construction crane in Ho...

These Honest Beanie Babies Hit WAY Too Close To Home

The Huffington Post | Aaron Nemo | Posted 07.14.2015 | Comedy

Despite the major developments in 21st century medicine, we still haven't discovered a cure for '90s nostalgia. #Awareness. Luckily for Millennials, t...

Shark Dies In Florida Highway Crash After Being Ejected From Tank

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 06.11.2015 | Weird News

A sandbar shark being transported in a tractor trailer died on Wednesday afternoon in Volusia County, Florida, after the vehicle blew a tire and ran o...

Pregnant Marisa Miller Goes Nude For PETA To Protest SeaWorld

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.05.2015 | Green

Marisa Miller put herself in the position of captive orca whales in a PETA campaign protesting SeaWorld. The supermodel, who is pregnant with her ...

Arin Greenwood

Barbie Quits SeaWorld In Move Hailed As Victory For Animal Welfare | Arin Greenwood | Posted 04.29.2015 | Green

Being a killer whale trainer at SeaWorld was once a dream job, befitting the sort of worldly blonde who lives in a dream house. No more. Barbie see...

Alexander C. Kaufman

Jane Goodall Says SeaWorld 'Should Be Closed Down' | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.29.2015 | Business

“It’s not only that they’re really big, highly intelligent and social animals so that the capture and confinement in itself is cruel."

SeaWorld Hit With Lawsuit Over Orca Treatment

The Dodo | Posted 04.13.2015 | Green

SeaWorld was hit with another lawsuit Thursday that claims the park misled the public about its treatment of orcas, the Orlando Sentinel reported....

Do Orcas Go Crazy Because of Petting Pools, Loss of Trust, and False Hopes?

Marc Bekoff | Posted 05.30.2015 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

It is objectively clear that there is a correlation between "petting pool" history and significant, later orca aggression. An entirely new scientific investigation into the why can now begin.

Ex-SeaWorld Trainer Reveals 'Stupid' Company Lie To Jon Stewart

The Dodo | Posted 03.27.2015 | Green
Read More: Seaworld, Green News

Former orca whale trainer John Hargrove visited "The Daily Show" on Thursday night, telling host Jon Stewart that SeaWorld has a "cult-like mentality....

#AskSeaWorld Twitter Campaign Pretty Much Goes How You'd Expect

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 03.27.2015 | Green

SeaWorld dived into the Twitter shark tank with an #AskSeaWorld campaign this week, but the move probably didn't go the way the theme park intended. ...

Beneath the Surface: SeaWorld Insider Goes Beyond Blackfish

Marc Bekoff | Posted 05.24.2015 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

John Hargrove is a very courageous man, and his book is open and honest and we should all thank him for taking the time to write it. I'm sure the orcas and all other animals languishing and being used and abused in captivity would thank him if they could.

How One SeaWorld Trainer Decided He Couldn't Work There Anymore

The Dodo | Melissa Cronin | Posted 03.06.2015 | Green
Read More: Seaworld, Green News

After nearly two decades at SeaWorld, senior orca trainer John Hargrove still believed in the marine park's mission....

Why SeaWorld Can't and Shouldn't Float: Censorship and Business Ethics

Marc Bekoff | Posted 05.02.2015 | Green
Marc Bekoff

The panelists were told that, unlike all of the other sessions at the conference, the captivity panel wasn't going to be recorded.

SeaWorld Attendance Plummets

The Dodo | Posted 02.26.2015 | Green

SeaWorld's troubles persist as evidenced by its fourth quarter earnings released Thursday. Attendance and revenue continued to drop, and SeaWorld suff...

Washington State Mulls Ban On Killer Whale Capture

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2015 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman Feb 5 (Reuters) - Washington state senators held a hearing on Thursday to consider banning the increasingly controv...

Public Opinions Shifting Towards Dolphins In Captivity, Activist Says

AP | By JENNIFER KAY | Posted 03.14.2015 | Green

SOUTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — Ric O'Barry feels the tide turning in his long quest to change the public's mind about dolphins in captivity. ...

What SeaWorld Should Do

Mark J. Palmer | Posted 02.18.2015 | Green
Mark J. Palmer

SeaWorld's value as a business on the stock market has gone way way down. Well, SeaWorld, now that we have your attention...

SeaWorld CEO To Step Down

AP | By SARAH SKIDMORE SELL | Posted 02.10.2015 | Green

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said Thursday that its CEO is stepping down as head of the company and named its chairman as inter...

Why a 13-Year-Old Jumped a Barricade to Protest SeaWorld

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 01.28.2015 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

Macy's hosted a SeaWorld float again this year, perhaps thinking it would get a different result. It didn't. PETA supporters, including young Rose, again scaled the barriers at Thursday's parade and displayed posters proclaiming, "SeaWorld Hurts Orcas."

Jane Goodall Talks SeaWorld, Twitter, And The Power Of Viral Animal Videos

The Dodo | Posted 10.02.2014 | Green

Dr. Jane Goodall needs very little introduction. The world’s leading expert on chimpanzees is largely responsible for refocusing scientific study to...