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SeaWorld’s Revenue Has Dropped 95% From 2019

SeaWorld’s Revenue Has Dropped 95% From 2019

SeaWorld predicts a second-quarter revenue of $18 million, down almost 95 percent from $406 million last year. According to MarketWatch, the company expects Q2 attendance to be 300,000—down 6.2 million from 2019. In March, SeaWorld closed...
SeaWorld’s Captive Animals Could Be Replaced By Robotic Dolphins

SeaWorld’s Captive Animals Could Be Replaced By Robotic Dolphins

Could SeaWorld's captive animal shows soon be replaced by robotic dolphins? San Francisco-based tech company Edge Innovations has created an animatronic bottlenose dolphin that moves and swims just like the real thing. Roger Holzberg and Walt...
Snickers Cuts Ties With SeaWorld Over Animal Cruelty

Snickers Cuts Ties With SeaWorld Over Animal Cruelty

Snickers is no longer an official partner of SeaWorld. Last week, international animal rights charity PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) announced Snickers, which was once the "official candy bar of SeaWorld," had...
SeaWorld Just Banned Dolphin Surfing

SeaWorld Just Banned Dolphin Surfing

SeaWorld will no longer allow dolphin surfing in its marine parks. Soon, it will also stop allowing trainers to stand on the animal's noses during its shows. The decision to stop dolphin surfing comes following...
Shamu and SeaWorld’s Legacy of Suffering

Shamu and SeaWorld’s Legacy of Suffering

SeaWorld and its former star killer whale Shamu are shrouded in controversy, largely thanks to the 2013 Netflix exposé "Blackfish." In the documentary, former trainers spoke out against the marine park and the scandals...
Airbnb Will No Longer Offer Experiences That Harm Animals

Airbnb Will No Longer Offer Experiences That Harm Animals

Airbnb will no longer promote tourism that harms animals. The home-sharing platform introduced "Airbnb Animal Experiences," a new standalone category that tourists can pick from on Thursday. “We realized people want to reconnect with animals,” Mikel...
British Airways Is the Latest to Cut All Ties With SeaWorld

British Airways Is the Latest to Cut All Ties With SeaWorld

British Airways is the latest airline to cut ties with SeaWorld and other attractions that rely on the exploitation of marine animals. The UK's second-largest airline will no longer sell tickets to theme parks or...
Another Major Travel Giant Just Cut Ties With SeaWorld

Another Major Travel Giant Just Cut Ties With SeaWorld

Travel industry leader AAA Northeast just cut ties with SeaWorld following months of protests against animal cruelty. AAA Northeast, which encompasses clubs in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island, will...
United Airlines Just Cut All Ties With SeaWorld

United Airlines Just Cut All Ties With SeaWorld

United Airlines announced it has stopped selling tickets to SeaWorld. The major American airline, which is headquartered in Chicago, removed any trace of the theme park from its website following animal cruelty concerns. United Airlines...
Virgin Holidays Axes SeaWorld's Captive Whale and Dolphin Tours

Virgin Holidays Axes SeaWorld’s Captive Whale and Dolphin Tours

Virgin Holidays will no longer sell tickets to parks featuring captive dolphins and whales, including SeaWorld, Discovery Cove, and similar attractions. The move will see to more than 20,000 tickets to marine parks being removed...
Millie Bobby Brown’s Vegan Converse Will Make You Want to Free SeaWorld’s Whales

Millie Bobby Brown’s Vegan Converse Will Make You Want to Free SeaWorld’s Whales

"Stranger Things" star Millie Bobby Brown has launched a new vegan-friendly sneaker line with Converse (and it might make you want to free SeaWorld's orcas). Inspired by Brown's love of the ocean, the shoes --...
Even Joe Rogan Thinks SeaWorld Is 'Slavery'

Even Joe Rogan Thinks SeaWorld Is ‘Slavery’

In a recent podcast, Joe Rogan compared what happens to SeaWorld orcas to slavery. "First of all, what are we that we have those things in captivity. A big shoutout to Canada...

New ‘Blackfish’ Documentary Explores Shocking Reality of Whale Captivity

A new animal welfare documentary called "Long Gone Wild" is set to be released this year. The film picks up where "Blackfish" left off, raising awareness about the cruelty orcas face in captivity and...
Alec Baldwin Urges SeaWorld to Stop Dolphin Cruelty

Alec Baldwin Urges SeaWorld to Stop Dolphin Cruelty

Actor Alec Baldwin is urging SeaWorld to stop its cruel treatment of dolphins. The "Boss Baby" and "30 Rock" star made the request during the marine park's annual online meeting. "My question is this," Baldwin...
Canada Is About to Ban Dolphin and Whale Captivity

Canada Is About to Ban Dolphin and Whale Captivity

Canada is one step closer to banning dolphin and whale captivity. Currently, the nation has two marine parks with cetaceans in captivity: Vancouver Aquarium and Marineland. The former has a lone Pacific white-sided dolphin named...
SeaWorld Serves Vegan Food At Its Whale Jail

SeaWorld Serves Vegan Food At Its Whale Jail

Updated October 3, 2019. Marine mammal park SeaWorld is now advertising vegan food including the meat-like Impossible Burger. Earlier this year, SeaWorld Orlando announced details for its Seven Seas Food Festival, an annual event that...

SeaWorld’s Last Shamu-Themed Orca Ride Shuts Down

SeaWorld's last Shamu-themed orca ride at its San Antonio location is now closed. According to Orlando Weekly, the ride will be re-branded ahead of the 2019 season and renamed "Super Grover's Box Car Derby." The publication...

Parody ‘Exercise’ Routine Reveals How Small SeaWorld Orca Tanks Really Are

Fitness expert, author, and personal trainer Kathy Kaehler has created a mock "exercise routine" for captive orcas at the marine park SeaWorld. Made in partnership with animal rights organization PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment...

SeaWorld Urged to Disclose Truth Behind ‘Blackfish’ Orca Deaths

Nine claimants, including the Animal Welfare Insitute (AWI) and the Whale and Dolphin Conservation, have filed a lawsuit against the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) over a lack of SeaWorld orca necropsy reports. The group...
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Tank-Trapped ‘Orca’ Urges Pittsburgh to Take a Stand Against SeaWorld Cruelty

Earlier this week, a volunteer donning an orca costume was contained to a tiny tank outside of a Pittsburgh AAA Automotive Club office in a bid to urge the company to end ties with...
SeaWorld to Pay $5 Million for Misleading Investors After Blackfish Documentary Exposed Animal Cruelty

SeaWorld to Pay $5 Million for Misleading Investors After Blackfish Documentary Exposed Animal Cruelty

Once again, marine mammal park SeaWorld is in hot water. Over recent months, the company has lost its CEO, support from a large number of key industry partners including the airline WestJet and travel...