Sea World

Art

Your Dad's Trusty Shark Shirt Was Probably Painted by This Guy

Meet Guy Harvey, the best damn fish painter on Earth.
Kara Weisenstein
6.19.16
americas

California Bans SeaWorld From Breeding or Transferring Killer Whales in Captivity

The state approved a multi-million-dollar expansion of the marine park, but banned captive breeding and the sale, trade, or transfer of captive orcas.
VICE News
10.9.15
environment

Prosecutors Consider Criminal Charges in Santa Barbara Pipeline Break

More than 100,000 gallons of crude oil spilled from the pipeline, which is the only one in the county not equipped with automatic shut-off valves.
Benjamin Gilbert
5.25.15
environment

SeaWorld Is Desperately Trying to Save Its Brand

SeaWorld launches a PR campaign the same week a former trainer publishes a book alleging killer whales were abused by trainers and confined in cruel conditions.
Colleen Curry
3.24.15
WTF

A New Water Park in Japan Will Let You Play with Dolphins While You Eat Dolphins

The dolphin-meat-obsessed Japanese town of Taiji announced plans to build a water park that features dolphin stunts and attractions, while also serving them for the culinary enjoyment of their patrons. It could just be a publicity stunt, but it's...
Mike Pearl
10.11.13
Food

A New Water Park in Japan Will Let You Play with Dolphins While You Eat Dolphins

The dolphin-meat-obsessed Japanese town of Taiji announced plans to build a water park that features dolphin stunts and attractions, while also serving them for the culinary enjoyment of their patrons. It could just be a publicity stunt, but it's...
Mike Pearl
10.10.13