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New Technology Can Save the Whales from Ship Collisions

New Technology Can Save the Whales from Ship Collisions

New technology could save whales in Southern California waters from ship collisions. Called Whale Safe, the new detection system provides mariners with up to date information about whales present in shipping lanes. The technology includes...
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...
If We Want to Save The Whales, We Must Stop Eating Fish

If We Want to Save the Whales, We Must Stop Eating Fish

If we want to save whales, dolphins, and precious underwater ecosystems, we must stop eating fish. Millions of fish are consumed around the world every day. One of the UK's national dishes is fish and...
Japanese Lose Taste for Whale Meat As Whaling Returns

Japanese Lose Taste for Whale Meat as Whaling Returns

Japan has resumed whaling after more than 30 years but the nation may no longer be a profitable market for whale meat. Commercial whaling was banned by an International Whaling Commission (IWC) moratorium in 1986...

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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The Canadian ‘Ending the Captivity of Whales and Dolphin Act’ Clears the Senate

After three years of Conservative Party opposition, the Canadian "Ending the Captivity of Whales and Dolphin Act" has cleared the Senate, moving on to the House of Commons. As its name suggests, the act, known...
SeaWorld CEO Resigns Due to Falling Profits

SeaWorld CEO Resigns Due to Falling Profits

Joel Manby, the CEO of SeaWorld Entertainment, has resigned, the company announced this week. Manby reportedly stepped down as the head of the company due to a net loss of $20.4 million in the fourth quarter...
Vancouver Aquarium Banned From Keeping Captive Whales and Dolphins

Vancouver Aquarium Banned From Keeping Captive Whales and Dolphins

Updated May 27, 2019. In 2018, Vancouver Aquarium ended its dolphin and whale program for good due to the ongoing controversy around captive marine mammals. CEO John Nightingale said at the time, "e absolutely believe in...