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SeaWorld, Orland (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

SeaWorld, Orland (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

Miami Seaquarium (Source: miamiseaquarium.com)

Miami Seaquarium Fined $7,000 By OSHA

When trainers are working with killer whales, a physical barrier is required between the trainer and the animal for protection.

07/24/2014

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SeaWorld Loses Appeal In Death By Killer Whale

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a regulatory safety finding against SeaWorld in the drowning of a trainer who was pulled under by a killer whale at the theme park.

04/11/2014

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SeaWorld Questions Ethics Of OSHA Investigator

An Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigator is in deep waters after being called out by SeaWorld.

02/28/2014

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Family: SeaWorld Trainer Thought Whales Treated Okay

Amid criticism of SeaWorld after the release of a controversial documentary critical of animal captivity, the family of a SeaWorld trainer who died in 2010 when a killer whale pulled her into the water responded Tuesday, saying the woman killed would never have worked there for 15 years if she thought the whales were treated badly.

01/21/2014

One of the tallest and longest inverted roller coasters in the world, Montu is named for an ancient Egyptian god of war. Riders are flipped upside-down a total of seven times, and feel an intense 3.85 g-force on this track. (Photo Credit: Aimee Jeansonne Becka/Busch Gardens Tampa Bay via Getty Images)

Beach Boys, Benatar Cancel At Busch Gardens After Controversial Documentary

After nine musical acts pulled out of performing at SeaWorld Orlando, the cancellations have spread to its sister park, Busch Gardens.

01/16/2014

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SeaWorld Runs Ads Following Documentary Release & Performance Cancellations

SeaWorld posted ads on Friday in a handful of newspapers around the nation after eight musical acts pulled out of performing at SeaWorld Orlando following the release of a controversial documentary which raises questions about the effects of captivity on whales.

12/20/2013

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Documentary Prompts Bands To Cancel SeaWorld Gig

In the wake of a recent documentary, “Blackfish,” rock bands Heart and Barenaked Ladies along with country singer Willie Nelson canceled their planned performances at SeaWorld, citing the documentary which raises questions about the effects of captivity on whales.

12/09/2013

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Big Name Musicians Cancel SeaWorld Gig, Question Whales In Captivity

Top rock and country music acts are canceling plans to perform at SeaWorld Orlando because of questions raised in a new documentary about the effects of captivity on whales.

12/09/2013

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