Friday, July 1, 2022

Tag: orcas

Could rights of nature laws help save endangered orcas?

In the face of the climate crisis imperiling endangered species, some activists and governments are turning to a radical, rights-based approach to protect nature.

PETA responds to death of ‘Blackfish’ orca

SeaWorld still holds 22 other orcas in captivity at its three facilities in Orlando, San Antonio, and San Diego.

SeaWorld to open new park – killer whales not included

The company’s Abu Dhabi attraction is set to debut in 2020 and will use virtual reality to depict marine life, not live orcas.

Canada may approve an oil pipeline that threatens the world’s most...

The Trans-Mountain project would almost triple the amount of tar sands oil flowing to a port near Vancouver, British Columbia.

Orca Theatrical Shows and Breeding Banned in California

California has just become the first state to ban orca breeding and orca entertainment shows.

BREAKING: SeaWorld Announces Ends Captive Breading of Killer Whales; Current Generation...

SeaWorld will no longer breed killer whales in captivity and will end their theatrical shows.

Noise Pollution May Be Harming the World’s Most Endangered Killer Whales

A new study shows that the din from large ships matches the frequencies used by Pacific Northwest orcas to find food and communicate with one another.

SeaWorld Agrees to End Killer Whale Shows in San Diego

Blaming public outrage and dwindling attendance, SeaWorld will phase out the signature killer whale shows at its San Diego theme park next year. But why will killer whale shows at its Orlando and San Antonio theme parks continue?

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NATO and a war foretold

While the world determines how to hold Russia accountable for the horrors it is committing in Ukraine, the members of NATO should do some honest self-reflection.

“Where will the nuclear waste go?”

So, what should be done about nuclear waste?

California assemblyman kills fossil fuel divestment bill

The bill would have required the state’s two enormous public pension funds to divest from fossil fuels, but it was squashed by a Democrat who has taken money from oil and gas companies.

Organizers are reeling yet determined following Supreme Court’s dangerous expansion of gun rights

After celebrating the Senate’s gun control legislation, advocates are planning new actions in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling on concealed carry.

China will decide the outcome of Russia v. the West

Is Putin the face of the future or the final gasp of the past?