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CEO Offers $1 Million Toward Sanctuary, Asks SeaWorld To Free 1 Orca

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 11.17.2015 | Business

The CEO of a baby product company wrote a letter pledging $1 million to kick-start a fund to create an orca ocean sanctuary and asking SeaWorld ...

SeaWorld's Announcement Raises Questions About Fate of Orcase

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 11.11.2015 | Green
Adam M. Roberts

All captive orcas in the United States must be retired: not to bigger incarcerating pools, but to coastal seapens, where they can, at least, live out the remainder of their natural lives in something close to natural freedom.

SeaWorld San Diego Claims They're Going to End Killer Whale Shows for New Image: But Are They Really Going to do this?

Marc Bekoff | Posted 11.11.2015 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

Many remain skeptical of SeaWorld San Diego's comprehensive plan and it is still not clear what other SeaWorld parks in Orlando and San Antonio are planning to do.

SeaWorld Doesn't Seem To Understand Its Business Is Over

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 11.09.2015 | Science

The shift was sudden. One day, SeaWorld's bleachers were full. Many Americans held fond memories of watching killer whales belly-flop gallons of wate...

SeaWorld San Diego Is Getting Rid Of Its Killer Whale Show

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 11.10.2015 | Science

SeaWorld San Diego will say goodbye to its killer whale show sometime next year. The park plans to replace it with a more "informative" killer...

SeaWorld: Another Perspective on the Fate of Its Whales

Jordan Schaul | Posted 11.02.2015 | Green
Jordan Schaul

The sentience and intelligence of killer whales is profound. This is why the notion of releasing marine park animals into nature or seaside sanctuarie...

SeaWorld Orca Mom Too 'Depressed' To Nurse Her Calf

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.26.2015 | Science


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
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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.