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

Alana33
July 25, 2017 07:29AM

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James Cromwell arrested at SeaWorld protest days after jail

[www.nydailynews.com]

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

Alana33
July 25, 2017 09:59AM

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Orca deaths in captivity
There have been a total of 32 Orcas that have been born in captivity and have died; that is excluding stillbirths, but in total, 156 have died in captivity including stillbirths and miscarriages (Whale and dolphin conservation society.)

[www.orcahome.de]

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

Alana33
July 28, 2017 09:45AM

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Orca Calf Dies at SeaWorld: Why Killer Whales Get Sick in Captivity

[www.livescience.com]

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

Alana33
August 01, 2017 07:25PM

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SeaWorld's stock price fluctuates as report says sale consultant enlisted

[www.orlandosentinel.com]

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

Alana33
August 01, 2017 07:56PM

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[m.youtube.com]

Heartbreaking.

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

Alana33
August 01, 2017 08:50PM

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MEXICO CITY JUST BANNED DOLPHIN PERFORMANCES!
[savedolphins.eii.org]

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

Alana33
August 02, 2017 01:12PM

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France upholds cetacean breeding ban

[marineconnection.org]

On May 3 this year legislation was signed by French Environment Minister Segolene Royal relating to keeping of marine mammals in captivity in the France. This included a ban on breeding of dolphins and whales in marine parks which was immediately challenged by the captivity industry.
The industry requested that the high court rule against two major measures of the decree: the ban on the use of chlorine within six months and the ban on breeding and transfer of dolphins by November 7th.

Marine Connection is pleased to report that the judge has stated that there is no proof that a ban on breeding would have any adverse effect on the animals welfare and the ban should be upheld. There will be a second hearing with the high court making their final decision on the ban before the end of this year.

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

Alana33
August 03, 2017 01:01PM

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Orca babies need their families, not concrete tanks and humans

[www.orlandosentinel.com]

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

Alana33
August 03, 2017 04:36PM

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SEAWORLD'S BREEDING AND KILLING OF ORCAS
Aug 02, 2017

[savedolphins.eii.org]

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

Alana33
August 04, 2017 01:05PM

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Six-Day-Old Dolphin Just Died At Popular Theme Park And No One Is Talking About It

Read more at [www.holidogtimes.com]

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

Alana33
August 05, 2017 07:02PM

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Orlando's Falcon's Creative Group is helping National Geographic design the future of marine attractions

[m.orlandoweekly.com]

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

Alana33
August 05, 2017 08:26PM

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This was pretty cool!

Need a Moment of Conservation Zen? We’ve Got Orca Sounds.
Listen in browser mode.

[blog.nature.org]



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/05/2017 08:28PM by Alana33.

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

Alana33
August 06, 2017 11:46PM

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SeaWorld Entertainment Stock Sliding as Macquarie Cuts Rating

[www.thestreet.com]

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

Alana33
August 06, 2017 11:51PM

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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
August 09, 2017 04:43AM

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Why Is SeaWorld Still Refusing to Release Tilikum’s Necropsy?

[www.seaworldofhurt.com]

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

Alana33
August 09, 2017 05:14AM

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THE PENN COVE ORCA CAPTURES

[us.whales.org]

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

Alana33
August 09, 2017 12:02PM

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STAR TREK’S CAPTAIN KIRK TELLS CRUISE LINE TO BOLDLY STOP PASSENGERS SWIMMING WITH DOLPHINS
8 AUGUST 2017


[uk.whales.org]

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

Alana33
August 09, 2017 03:43PM

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Another Orca at SeaWorld May Be Dying

[m.youtube.com]

So heartbreaking they must suffer so much in captivity

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

Alana33
August 09, 2017 06:35PM

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What a Wonderful World

[www.apost.com]

Unless we continue to screw it up!

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

Alana33
August 09, 2017 06:53PM

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SEAWORLD SLUMP CONTINUES AS VISITORS STAY AWAY
8 AUGUST 2017 - 2:26PM

SeaWorld's latest financial figures have seen the marine park operator reveal a $175m loss in the second quarter of 2017.

Attendance was down by 353,000 for the first six months of the year compared with 2016 as the company continued to struggle with what it describes as "...public perception issues which have resurfaced since the company reduced marketing spend on its reputation campaign", four years after the release of the documentary "Blackfish". The award-winning film focused on the life of Tilikum, an orca from Iceland who was held in captivity by SeaWorld and died earlier this year.

Shares in the company hit an all-time low on Tuesday following the latest results.

Find out more about orcas in captivity.

[uk.whales.org]

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

Alana33
August 11, 2017 08:44PM

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The Dark History of Killer Whale Captures (Full Documentary)

[vimeo.com]

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

Alana33
August 15, 2017 11:21AM

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Young Whale Dies After Wasting Away At Controversial Marine Park
“Marineland tried to hide it.


They won’t announce whale deaths unless we bust them in the act.”

[www.thedodo.com]

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

Alana33
August 15, 2017 05:33PM

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Ask Thomas Cook to Stop Supporting Orca Abuse
The Thomas Cook Group continues to sell tickets to SeaWorld, despite being fully aware of the company's cruel treatment of animals for profit.

SeaWorld
The travel group has publicly pointed to its animal-welfare policy as being an acceptable benchmark for the treatment of captive animals.

But at SeaWorld, the orcas live in cramped, concrete tanks and are deprived of everything that is natural and important to them. With no physical, mental, or emotional stimulation, they spend their days swimming in endless circles.

At least 40 orcas and dozens of dolphins have died at SeaWorld parks from causes including severe trauma, intestinal gangrene, and chronic cardiovascular failure. Only last month, an infant beluga whale died of pneumonia – one of the most common causes of illness or death in captive marine animals. Does this sound "acceptable" to you?

What You Can Do
As SeaWorld faces a plunging stock price and a steady decline in visitor numbers, it's time for Thomas Cook to follow in the footsteps of numerous other travel providers – including STA Travel and Responsible Travel – and sever ties with this marine abusement park.

Please urge Thomas Cook to stop supporting orca abuse.
Please sign and share petition on this link:

[action.peta.org.uk]

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

Alana33
August 16, 2017 08:01AM

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SeaWorld Euthanizes Killer Whale Kasatka; Matriarch Had Lung Disease

[timesofsandiego.com]

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

Alana33
August 16, 2017 01:38PM

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Posts: 11,580

THE FATE OF CAPTIVE ORCAS

[us.whales.org]

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