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Exclusive: Is SeaWorld’s Orca Kasatka Losing Her Battle with Chronic Illness?
17 Jun
2017
Written by Elizabeth Batt

Exclusive: Is SeaWorld’s Orca Kasatka Losing Her Battle with Chronic Illness? »

In August 2016, SeaWorld released information that Kasatka, the matriarchal orca at SeaWorld San Diego had been suffering from

Marine Mammal Commission Poised for Elimination
7 Jun
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Marine Mammal Commission Poised for Elimination »

For 45 years, the Marine Mammal Commission, an independent agency of the United States government, has provided oversight of federal activities and programs

SeaWorld: The Beginning of the End for Orca Shows
29 May
2017
Written by Elizabeth Batt

SeaWorld: The Beginning of the End for Orca Shows »

Part five in a series revisiting human deaths caused by SeaWorld orcas and the OSHA-SeaWorld case. For clarity, please read 

Op-Ed: Mirage’s ‘Humane’ Label is Nothing but an Illusion
17 May
2017
Written by Jordan Waltz

Op-Ed: Mirage’s ‘Humane’ Label is Nothing but an Illusion »

You’ve probably heard that American Humane, the 140-year-old organization that routinely inspects television and film productions (amongst other welfare projects it helms), recently gave

BREAKING: SeaWorld’s Revenue, Attendance Tanks in 1Q 2017
9 May
2017
Written by Cara Sands

BREAKING: SeaWorld’s Revenue, Attendance Tanks in 1Q 2017 »

BREAKING: 5/9/17 – SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. has released its first quarter 2017 results – and in a continued downward trend, revenues and attendance are

May 13 is Empty the Tanks!
1 May
2017
Written by Cara Sands

May 13 is Empty the Tanks! »

Where will you be on May 13? How about letting your voice be heard during the 5th annual Empty the Tanks event! Join thousands of activists

Keep Kuwait’s Scientific Center Expansion Dolphin-Free!
17 Apr
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Keep Kuwait’s Scientific Center Expansion Dolphin-Free! »

By the very nature of the term, Kuwait’s “scientific center” should preclude the keeping of dolphins in captivity. Yet, this is exactly what their

BREAKING: Russia to Ban Traveling Dolphin Shows and Contact Zoos
13 Apr
2017
Written by Cara Sands

BREAKING: Russia to Ban Traveling Dolphin Shows and Contact Zoos »

April 13, 2017: As reported by Russian news, Vesti.ru, Deputies of the State Duma in the Russian Federation intend to add a ban on

Two Orcas Killed off St. Vincent; Call for Immediate Moratorium
6 Apr
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Two Orcas Killed off St. Vincent; Call for Immediate Moratorium »

What should have been a beautiful day on the Caribbean Sea turned into a nightmare.

On April 3, 2017, tourists aboard a Thomson cruise

One Dolphin’s Story: Carmelita
5 Apr
2017
Written by Jordan Waltz

One Dolphin’s Story: Carmelita »

Quick Facts Caught: Late November, 1978, Puerto Deseado, Argentina Died: July 21, 1981, at Mystic Marinelife Aquarium, Connecticut, USA

In February 2016, SeaWorld announced they would

Travel Firms Take a Stand Against Animal Suffering
4 Apr
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Travel Firms Take a Stand Against Animal Suffering »

Thomas Cook, one of the oldest and best-known travel companies has stopped selling tickets to certain animal attractions over concerns of animal welfare. The

Blackstone Drops SeaWorld in Sale to China’s Zhonghong Zhuoye
24 Mar
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Blackstone Drops SeaWorld in Sale to China’s Zhonghong Zhuoye »

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. announced today that China-based Zhonghong Zhuoye Group Co., Ltd. will buy Blackstone’s 21 percent stake in the corporation. The sale represents

BREAKING: Park Board Votes to End Cetacean Captivity at Vancouver Aquarium
10 Mar
2017
Written by Cara Sands

BREAKING: Park Board Votes to End Cetacean Captivity at Vancouver Aquarium »

March 10, 2017: A storm has been brewing in British Columbia, Canada’s most westerly province – and along with it, the winds have change

St. Lucia Proposes New Captive Dolphin Facility
9 Mar
2017
Written by Christine Gau

St. Lucia Proposes New Captive Dolphin Facility »

Dolphin Discovery, the largest operator of dolphin parks in the world, has announced a proposal to develop a new captive dolphin facility on

Trio of Deaths: The Portrayal of Daniel Dukes
6 Mar
2017
Written by Elizabeth Batt

Trio of Deaths: The Portrayal of Daniel Dukes »

Part four in a series revisiting human deaths caused by SeaWorld orcas and the OSHA-SeaWorld case. See part one, part

BREAKING: SeaWorld’s Continued Decline in 4Q 2016 Results
28 Feb
2017
Written by Cara Sands

BREAKING: SeaWorld’s Continued Decline in 4Q 2016 Results »

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. has released its fourth quarter and full year of 2016 results – and once again, revenues and attendance are down.

According to

Trio of Deaths: Sheriff’s Report on the Death of Daniel Dukes
26 Feb
2017
Written by Elizabeth Batt

Trio of Deaths: Sheriff’s Report on the Death of Daniel Dukes »

Part three of a series revisiting the deaths attributed to SeaWorld whales and the OSHA-SeaWorld case. Read part one here, and