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Dozens Stranded When SeaWorld Ride Malfunctions

AP | Posted 06.30.2014 | Crime

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Dozens of people were stranded more than 200 feet up on a revolving tower at SeaWorld San Diego for hours Sunday when a power failu...

Thrill Rides! Orlando's Top Roller Coasters

WHERE | Posted 06.09.2014 | Travel
WHERE

With super-turbo speeds and insane upside-down loops, these roller coasters aren't for the kiddos.

'You Know What SeaWorld, Why Don't You Eat My ****?'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.22.2014 | Green

In a new video from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), actor Jason Biggs basically tells SeaWorld to shove it up its blowhole for its...

The Old Lady and the Sea

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 07.16.2014 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

With nowhere to go and no way to pass the hours at SeaWorld, captive orcas often gnaw on the concrete and iron-bar tank separators, sometimes breaking their teeth and leaving the pulp exposed and painfully raw.

Empty the Tanks; One Woman's Dream Resonates Worldwide

Candace Calloway Whiting | Posted 07.09.2014 | Green
Candace Calloway Whiting

If you take Gandhi's statement, "You must be the change you wish to see in the world," and blend it with Mother Theresa's "If you want to change the world, pick up a broom." you will have Rachel Carbary's formula for creating a successful grassroots effort for change.

Pending Vegan

Francis Levy | Posted 07.07.2014 | Books
Francis Levy

The central character of Jonathan Lethem's recent short story, "Pending Vegan," (The New Yorker, 4/7/14) has just gone off Celexa. Paul Espeseth's p...

SeaWorld Orca Trainers Begin Using Safety Vests

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 04.29.2014 | Green

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Trainers at Sea World's marine parks began wearing inflatable safety vests Monday whenever they work near killer whales, yet an...

SeaWorld Loses Appeal Of Ruling On Death Of Orca Trainer

Reuters | Posted 06.11.2014 | Green

(Adds government response, paragraph 7) By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, April 11 (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Fri...

Bill Would End SeaWorld Killer Whale Shows In California

AP | FENIT NIRAPPIL | Posted 06.08.2014 | Green

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California bill that sought to end killer whale shows at SeaWorld in San Diego and phase out their captivity was put on ...

5 Frat Brothers Break Into SeaWorld And Eat Ice Cream

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.13.2014 | College

Five University of Houston fraternity members are accused of breaking into SeaWorld in San Antonio and eating ice cream. According to KENS, the fi...

New Bill Aims To Stop SeaWorld From Making Orcas Perform

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 03.07.2014 | Green

A lawmaker in California has proposed a bill that would outlaw San Diego’s SeaWorld park from breeding orcas in captivity and would ban the import a...

PETA Slams Bindi Irwin For SeaWorld Partnership

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.07.2014 | Green

PETA is not happy with Bindi Irwin and her recent partnership with SeaWorld. The animal rights organization slammed Irwin, daughter of the late wi...

SeaWorld Slapped With Citations

The Dodo | Posted 02.25.2014 | Green
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has cited SeaWorld Orlando for violating the Animal Welfare Act, namely for keeping expired veterinary materials an...

The Blackfish Effect: How Animal Rights Advocates Are Winning

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 04.20.2014 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

Never preachy, the film simply lays bare the facts and lets viewers interpret them. It's the same strategy that animal rights organizations have used for years: Give people the information, and let them decide. And it's working.

Lonely Orca Lolita May Finally Be Going Home

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 03.28.2014 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

Lolita has been crammed inside a tank barely any larger than the length of her own body at the Miami Seaquarium for more than four decades. Lolita's wretched world is the smallest tank in North America.

Former SeaWorld Trainer: 'They Care About The Animals As Much As They Care About The Dollar Signs'

Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

Since the release of "Blackfish" -- a highly controversial documentary that largely scrutinizes SeaWorld's orca management -- the marine park has face...

3 Lies SeaWorld Wants You To Believe

www.upworthy.com | Posted 01.19.2014 | Green

Just three of the smaller lies SeaWorld instructs its employees to tell guests about the whales: ...

This SeaWorld-Blackfish Poll Smells Fishy

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Something smells a little fishy. In a recent poll about CNN's "Blackfish," a documentary about an orca held by SeaWorld, an overwhelming majority ...

PETA's Dramatic Response To SeaWorld's Float Leads To 19 Arrests

Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles

At the New Year's Day Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., SeaWorld's float depicted a happy family of orcas swimming free in the sea. The animal right...

Blackfish Backlash Continues

John P. David | Posted 02.15.2014 | Green
John P. David

From what I know about orca public relations, I think SeaWorld's got a big problem.

Best Budget Destinations for 2014

Budget Travel | Posted 02.11.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Dipping hotel rates, new attractions, and some perennially affordable sights and eats make these five cities ideal to consider for your travel itinerary this year.

Heart, Barenaked Ladies Cancel SeaWorld Gig After Documentary

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 12.09.2013 | Entertainment

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The rock bands Heart and Barenaked Ladies along with country singer Willie Nelson have canceled their planned performances at S...

Barenaked Ladies Cancel SeaWorld Show After Watching 'Blackfish'

Posted 12.04.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Michael d'Estries: The fallout from the animal documentary "Blackfish" continues to plague SeaWorld - with the theme p...

A Mother's Plea for the Orcas at SeaWorld

Tracy Reiman | Posted 01.26.2014 | Green
Tracy Reiman

Few people today believe that keeping these animals -- who have evolved to swim in the vast open oceans over the course of millions of years -- in captivity is ethically defensible.

How SeaWorld Keeps the Body Clocks of Its Antarctic Penguins on South Pole Time

Jim Hill | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

You know that out-of-sync feeling you have for those first few days after Daylight Savings Time? Where your internal body clock is telling you that it's one time while the light levels outside are telling you that it's an entirely different time? Well, then imagine how tough it must be to be an Antarctic penguin on display in Orlando.