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SeaWorld Tanks Hundreds of Jobs As Folks Ditch Watching Captive Orcas

ShareSeaWorld, or more aptly “Pool World” as some call it, announced it’s laying off hundreds of workers due to an ongoing plunge in attendance. Thanks to the relentless advocacy efforts of those who care, and documentaries such as The Cove and Blackfish, the truth is out: Forcing orcas to do tricks for kicks in small tanks – for their entire lifetime… Read more →

SeaWorld Announces No More Breeding – Current Orcas will be its Last

ShareLooks like a little luck of the Irish has fallen upon the animals today.  SeaWorld announced that the orcas currently in its care will be its last.  They will no longer breed them. SeaWorld’s CEO Joel Manby said, “As society’s understanding of orcas continues to change, SeaWorld is changing with it.” Understanding? Yeah, we understand all right. The orcas are… Read more →

SeaWorld to End One Orca Show, but will Still Keep and Use Whales for… Another Show

ShareAmidst sinking stock, SeaWorld announced today that it is phasing out its orca show. At first glance, this seems like a huge victory for the animals. But let’s take a closer look at the move which is undoubtably a response to the ongoing and ever increasing outrage over the treatment of the captive whales. While some folks are celebrating the… Read more →