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Biden Administration Sinks Emergency Petition to Shield Right Whale Moms, Calves From Vessel Strikes

Image: Peter Flood For Immediate Release, January 20, 2023 WASHINGTON- The National Marine Fisheries Service...
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Amazon Announces End of AmazonSmile Program

Amazon announced on January 19th, 2023 that it is ending its AmazonSmile donation program by...
An orca lies in the surf as people look at it.

Orca Found Dead on Florida Beach

Credit: Flagler County Sheriff's Office On January 11th, a 21-foot-long female orca died after stranding...
A fluke of a North Atlantic right whale lifts out of the water

WDC Fights Back as Maine Delegation Strips Protections for Endangered Whales

Image credit: Peter Flood UPDATE: On December 29th, 2022, President Biden signed the omnibus appropriations...

SeaWorld’s stock sinks – is the writing on the (tank) wall?

By any definition, yesterday was a disastrous day for SeaWorld as their shares lost a THIRD of their value in a single day after the company announced its second quarter results.

In what has become known as the Blackfish Effect, the company acknowledged that recent media debate about its treatment of captive orcas has hurt attendance.

Shares in the company are now trading at half the value of 2014 highs and these terrible ‘mid-term’ results came with a warning that its full year revenue is also likely to fall.