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Tilikum: An Unwitting Spokesperson
Dana Ellis Hunnes PhD
PhD, Speaker, Dietitian, and Adjunct Professor at UCLA Fieldin...
Watching the grief an animal goes through when it loses a family member can only be described as “human.”
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SeaWorld Whale Tilikum Has Died
Tilikum, the SeaWorld orca whale profiled in the film ‘Blackfish,’ has died.
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SeaWorld Just Unveiled A New Plan To Win Back Visitors: Roller Coasters And Education
The "Blackfish Effect" is a lot to overcome.
California Bans Orca Captivity And Breeding
The news comes months after SeaWorld announced plans to end its killer whale breeding program.
Root Canal: SeaWorld Gets Drilled In New Killer Whale Teeth Report
Lawyer, Ocean Advocate, Environmentalist
These latest revelations about SeaWorld’s killer whales has the potential to take yet another bite out of the bottom line
Free Morgan Foundation
Krysten Ritter Gets Trapped In A Tank In New Anti-SeaWorld Campaign
"It’s the equivalent of a human living their life in a bathtub.”
The Humane Economy
Member, Board of Directors, Humane Society
Sea World will no longer breed killer whales; Armani discontinued its use of fur; Petco and PetSmart offer shelter dogs and no longer support puppy mills; Ringling Brothers has ended their use of elephants. The world is becoming a better place for animals.
'Blackfish' Director Responds To SeaWorld's Decision To End Orca Breeding
"This is paradigm shifting," said Gabriela Cowperthwaite.
Orlando Sentinel via Getty Images
SeaWorld Announces End To Its Orca Breeding Program
The move radically changes the business model of the controversial marine mammal park.
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SeaWorld Dispatched Employees To Infiltrate Animal Rights Groups
Unsurprisingly, PETA is not pleased.
Mike Blake / Reuters
New Information on Killer Whale Longevity
Dr. Jordan Schaul is a zoologist, animal trainer, natural hist...
Last month, SeaWorld announced it was suing California authorities over a ban on breeding killer whales after a lawsuit claiming the marine park attraction deceived patrons was dismissed by a federal judge.
Death of an Orca: What It Means for the GOP
Scientist and former White House Senior Policy Analyst; Ph.D. ...
Trump's brazen and popular foray into the realm of vile rhetoric has revealed a long-standing but well-hidden truth about the GOP and conservativism in the United States: right-wing thought has devolved into a disease of ignorance and hate.
Third Whale This Year Dies At SeaWorld San Antonio
The 18-year-old orca had been sick for months.
The Good Dinosaur
's Herd, Pixar Wound Up With a Far Better Film
Entertainment journalist and Walt Disney Company expert
CEO Offers $1 Million Toward Sanctuary, Asks SeaWorld To Free One Orca
SeaWorld doesn't sound impressed with the offer.
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SeaWorld Doesn't Seem To Understand Its Business Is Over
The world now knows wild animals should stay in the wild.
Earl Gibson III via Getty Images
SeaWorld San Diego Is Getting Rid Of Its Killer Whale Show
The company has faced criticism over its treatment of the animals.
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Major Book Storyline Reportedly Coming To 'Game Of Thrones'
Season 6 is going to get back to the books.
Member, Board of Directors, Humane Society
Jane Goodall Says SeaWorld 'Should Be Closed Down'
Alexander C. Kaufman
“It’s not only that they’re really big, highly intelligent and social animals so that the capture and confinement in itself is cruel."
#AskSeaWorld Twitter Campaign Pretty Much Goes How You'd Expect
Why SeaWorld Can't and Shouldn't Float: Censorship and Business Ethics
Professor emeritus of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Univer...
The panelists were told that, unlike all of the other sessions at the conference, the captivity panel wasn't going to be recorded.
Under The SeaWorld
What would you do if you were forced to bury secrets about your life and your very being deep inside your soul for years and years? How would you feel if the only job you had ever wanted and known turned out to have a very dark side?
Why Is the Miami Seaquarium Lying About Keiko?
Filmmaker and musician
From Killer Looks to No-Kill to Nabbing a Kitten Killer: The Barbi Twins Connect the Dots to Save Animals
Joan K. Smith
Cultural critic, editor, technophile, and artist
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