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Image: Peter Flood

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 chief exec resigns

Jim Atchison, the chief executive of SeaWorld, has resigned following recent negative global public criticism, falling revenues and sharp drop in share price.

SeaWorld has seen falling attendances in the wake of the release of the film Blackfish, in 2013, which shone a light on the cruel treatment of killer whales in captivity.

The company’s share price has fallen 44% this year and, in a company statement, SeaWorld said it would be looking at taking measures to save $50m in the coming year.