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Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
June 01, 2017 02:23PM

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Livid Over Lolita's Continued Captivity, Celebrities Call for Boycott of Miami Seaquarium

[www.miaminewtimes.com]

Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
June 05, 2017 11:00AM

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26 Things You Should Know About SeaWorld

[www.ranker.com]

Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
June 09, 2017 12:42PM

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Lolita’s tank at the Seaquarium may be too small after all, a new USDA audit finds

[www.miami.com]

Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
June 13, 2017 09:14PM

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Trump administration ditches regulation designed to protect endangered whales, sea turtles

[www.oregonlive.com]

Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
June 15, 2017 05:58PM

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Inside The Tanks Documentary

[m.youtube.com]

Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
June 16, 2017 10:04AM

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Vancouver Aquarium starts legal proceedings to overturn whale ban

[www.news1130.com]

Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
June 17, 2017 01:07PM

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Harbour porpoise Daisy, rescued in 2008, dies at Vancouver Aquarium

[vancouversun.com]

Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
June 17, 2017 02:59PM

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EXCLUSIVE: IS SEAWORLD’S ORCA KASATKA LOSING HER BATTLE WITH CHRONIC ILLNESS?


[dolphinproject.net]

Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
June 18, 2017 06:22PM

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RARE WHITE DOLPHIN RETURNS TO CALIFORNIA
15 JUNE 2017 - 2:26PM

A rare white Risso's dolphin has been sighted in Monterey Bay in California, nearly two years after the dolphin was first seen as a calf.

It is unclear whether the dolphin is a true albino or leucistic, a condition in which there is only partial loss of pigmentation. However, one photo taken of the dolphin suggests it may have pink eyes, which would indicate a true albino.

Such a condition is often associated with health issues such as a poor immune system, but the dolphin has surprised researchers by surviving so far. It has now been added to a photo-id catalogue so any future sightings can be recorded.

The sighting came just weeks after a rare leucistic bottlenose dolphin, known as Patches, was also seen in the bay.
See video::
[uk.whales.org]

Find out more about white whales and dolphins

Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
June 24, 2017 03:40AM

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SeaWorld subject of federal probes related to CNN's 'Blackfish' documentary

[money.cnn.com]

Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
June 28, 2017 06:36PM

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SeaWorld Stock Sinks Amid Federal Probes; Care of Key Orca Kasatka Debated

[timesofsandiego.com]

Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
June 29, 2017 11:51AM

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Study links at-risk orcas' failed pregnancies to scarce food

[abcnews.go.com]

Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
July 01, 2017 04:56PM

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A LOOK INSIDE THE TANKS

[uk.whales.org]

Recently launched on You Tube, Johnny Meah’s short documentary, Inside the Tanks, presents a balance of views on the keeping of whales and dolphins in captivity, centred on the one of only two facilities to keep orcas in captivity in Europe, Marineland, in the French Mediterranean resort of Antibes.

Johnny accompanies marine biologist Dr Ingrid Visser, as she photographs and documents behaviour and injury among the whales and dolphins held at the facility, expressing her disgust at their incarceration and how unnatural their lives are. She talks him through how captivity leads to stereotypies developing among captive whales and dolphins, causing them to chew on walls and bars and damaging their teeth, as well as injuries such as rake marks they inflict on one another, unable to escape from the stress and aggression caused by their close confinement.

In an interesting twist, the documentary features an in-depth and first time interview on the topic with the Zoological Director of Marineland Antibes, Jon Kershaw. Perhaps surprisingly, although clearly dedicated to the continued keeping of whales and dolphins in captivity and somewhat flummoxed by SeaWorld ending the captive breeding of orcas, Jon agrees with many of Ingrid’s concerns about what happens to whales and dolphins in captivity, noting that public opinion has led Marineland to alter their dolphin shows.

The documentary is particularly interesting given the recent passing of a governmental decree banning breeding of captive whales and dolphins in France which will also end imports and swimming with dolphins programmes.

Inside The Tanks is well worth a watch.

Photo: Valentin, now deceased, at Marineland © Anne-Sophie Ring

Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
July 03, 2017 07:31AM

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Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
July 03, 2017 12:03PM

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SeaWorld CEO Struggles to Gain Wall Street’s Faith in Turnaround

[www.bloomberg.com]

Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
July 04, 2017 01:41AM

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Captive killer whales
[en.m.wikipedia.org]

Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
July 08, 2017 07:18PM

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The only thing SeaWorld cares about is profit.
Another baby bites the bottom of the tank.

News About SeaWorld Orlando’s Beluga Whale

[seaworldcares.com]

Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
July 16, 2017 12:45AM

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Saturday, July 15, 2017

Kasatka's Impending Death has SeaWorld in Full Scramble Mode

[voiceoftheorcas.blogspot.com]

Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
July 18, 2017 10:28AM

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Japan’s Bizarre and Sad New Whaling Laws

[www.huffingtonpost.com]


Rescued orca Springer has had a second calf – join the celebration

[blog.seattlepi.com]

Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
July 18, 2017 04:10PM

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Why These Dolphins Behead Their Prey

[news.nationalgeographic.com]

Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
July 20, 2017 08:38AM

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CAPTIVE DOLPHINS RETURNED TO WILD IN SOUTH KOREA

[uk.whales.org]

Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
July 21, 2017 11:19AM

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Expedia to stop selling some animal tours

[www.travelweekly.com]

A small victory!

Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
July 24, 2017 06:31PM

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Yet another death at SeaWorld!
When will it end?
Please, don't buy a ticket!

SeaWorld Is Saddened To Announce The Passing Of Kyara
July 24, 2017

[seaworldcares.com]

#$eaWorldonlycareabouttheirbottomline.
RIP little one.

Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
July 25, 2017 06:42AM

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SEAWORLD’S BABY ORCA KYARA IS DEAD

[dolphinproject.net]

Re: 'Blackfish' Backlash: Fan Pressure Leads Willie Nelson to Cancel SeaWorld Concert

Alana33
July 25, 2017 06:52AM

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SEAWORLD’S BABY ORCA KYARA IS DEAD

[dolphinproject.net]

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