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Orca Shows: Bill Stemming from ‘Blackfish’ Documentary is Deferred Orca Shows: Bill Stemming from ‘Blackfish’ Documentary is Deferred

The show will go on–for now. Following the fallout from the Blackfish documentary, an assemblyman in California proposed legislation that would end orca shows in the state–namely at SeaWorld San Diego. To the dismay of many animal rights activists, the …

SeaWorld May Be In Serious Trouble Following Proposed Legislation SeaWorld May Be In Serious Trouble Following Proposed Legislation

Some new legislation that is being proposed by a California lawmaker may have serious implications on SeaWorld, the recently dubbed “abusement park,” which has had a great deal of light shed on its practices in the past year, following the …

Bindi Irwin, Steve Irwin’s Daughter, Facing Backlash For SeaWorld Partnership Bindi Irwin, Steve Irwin’s Daughter, Facing Backlash For SeaWorld Partnership

After all of the problems that SeaWorld has had since the release of the groundbreaking documentary Blackfish, it is surprising that someone like Bindi Irwin would want to be involved with the organization in any way. Bindi Irwin is the …

Trace Adkins Drops SeaWorld Performance Amid “Blackfish” Controversy Trace Adkins Drops SeaWorld Performance Amid “Blackfish” Controversy

Add Trace Adkins to the long list of musicians who have already dropped their shows at SeaWorld. While it was originally just the animal activists fighting for the treatment of the whales, everyone is starting to join in, and realizing …

Engulfed in Controversy, SeaWorld Turns to Groupon Engulfed in Controversy, SeaWorld Turns to Groupon
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It’s been a rough year for SeaWorld – at least in terms of press. Back in January, a documentary called Blackfish premiered at Sundance and caught fire. That documentary focused on Tilikum, an orca residing at SeaWorld, Orlando, and condemned …

Martina McBride Cancels SeaWorld Performance Martina McBride Cancels SeaWorld Performance
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Martina McBride is the latest musician to back out of a scheduled performance at SeaWorld. Since the release of the documentary film Blackfish, performers have been petitioned by animal rights groups, and encouraged to back out because of SeaWorld’s poor …

Martina McBride, .38 Special Cancel SeaWorld Performances Martina McBride, .38 Special Cancel SeaWorld Performances

Following suit with six others that have also been scheduled to perform and recently cancelled, Martin McBride and 38 Special have refused to perform at SeaWorld. Since the release of the buzzed about documentary Blackfish, many people have become more …

SeaWorld Documentary Making Waves SeaWorld Documentary Making Waves

SeaWorld continues to undergo scrutiny after the film, “Blackfish” was released. The documentary discusses the captivity of killer whale Tilikum and its role in the deaths of three individuals while revealing specific practices used at the park. The film made …

REO Speedwagon Becomes Latest Musical Act To Cancel Show At Seaworld REO Speedwagon Becomes Latest Musical Act To Cancel Show At Seaworld

In an effort to expose the horrors of what goes on at SeaWorld, a documentary called Blackfish has created quite a stir in the media recently. Since being shown on CNN in November, the documentary has become more mainstream, and …

SeaWorld Killer Whale Team Battles OSHA in Court SeaWorld Killer Whale Team Battles OSHA in Court
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SeaWorld is a popular destination the world over for the up-close-and-personal viewing people are able to experience with sea life. In the past, trainers were actively involved in water presentations with some of the marine creatures. However, the tragic death …

Blackfish Documentary: Truth And Tragedy Blackfish Documentary: Truth And Tragedy
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If you have ever been to SeaWorld you may have been impressed by the way trainers were able to handle the huge Killer Whales that put on amazing shows every day. But have you ever stopped to think about what …