Blackfish

(Source: Rich & Laura Howard)

SeaWorld Pledges $1.5 Million For Killer Whale Conservation

Known for its efforts at caring for animals in captivity and in the wild, SeaWorld has announced that they will be committing $1.5 million over three years for a new partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation through the Killer Whale Research and Conservation Program.

05/20/2015

SeaWorld, Orlando 
(Credit, Heather Leigh Carroll)

SeaWorld Says Attendance Rose, But Competition Still Tough

While battling negative publicity, Seaworld announced Thursday that more people visited its theme parks in the first three months of the year because of the earlier Easter holiday. But competition, however, remains tough.

05/07/2015

SeaWorld, Orlando 
(Credit, Heather Leigh Carroll)

New Ads Tout SeaWorld’s Care For Marine Life

In an effort to turn around declining revenues in the wake of a highly critical documentary, SeaWorld has launched a new advertising campaign.

03/23/2015

Lolita performs at the Miami Seaquarium.  (Source: miamiseaquarium.com

Lolita’s Fate Unclear As Decision Looms Over Captive Orcas

The fate of the killer whale known as Lolita looms as a decision from the federal government is expected soon.

01/29/2015

(Photo by Matt Stroshane/Getty Images)

SeaWorld Laying Off More Than 300 Workers

A day after SeaWorld’s CEO announced his resignation, the company said it’s laying off more than 300 workers.

12/12/2014

(Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Drops In Attendance Leads SeaWorld’s CEO To Step Down

According to SeaWorld, their CEO is stepping down because of low attendance numbers. An interim leader has already been named.

12/11/2014

(Photo Credit: AP) Nathan Gamble as Sawyer Nelson and Harry Connick Jr. as Dr. Clay Haskett with "Winter" in Alcon Entertainment's family adventure "Dolphin Tale", a Warner Bros. Pictures release.

Popular “Dolphin Tale” Aquarium To Drop Animal Performances

The Clearwater Marine Aquarium that was the location for the popular 2011 “Dolphin Tale” movie will no longer have animal performances when the redesigned aquatic center opens.

09/01/2014

SeaWorld, Orlando 
(Credit, Heather Leigh Carroll)

SeaWorld Drops Appeal Of OSHA Violation

SeaWorld’s famous orca shows have changed drastically – forever. Trainers will not be allowed to swim with orcas during shows.

08/20/2014

(Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

SeaWorld Plans Bigger Killer Whale Environments

SeaWorld announced Friday it would build a new, large environment in its theme parks for its killer whales, amid criticism over their treatment.

08/15/2014

SeaWorld, Orlando 
(Credit, Heather Leigh Carroll)

Backlash Over “Blackfish” Leads To End Of Partnership

After coming under fire from animal rights activists, Southwest Airlines is ending a 25-year-old marketing partnership with SeaWorld Entertainment.

07/31/2014

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