Whales News Archive
Proposed California Bill Would FORCE SeaWorld To Stop Its Controversial Killer Whales Show! But SeaWorld Is Fighting It!
Anyone who says movies don't have an impact in real life can bite their tongue!
At least this time around!
Not only that, but it would also make SeaWorld provide the majestic animals with far larger sea pens! Hallelujah!
The bill would also make it illegal for
Now that's what we're talking about!!!
The International Court of Justice in the Netherlands have ruled that Japan's whaling program is NOT scientific, as claimed, and could be defined as commercial whaling.
Japan, in the past, used this scientific angle to explain its hunting and killing of minke, fin, and humpback whales.
Back in 1986 a provision in the ban of commercial whaling said that whales could be killed for scientific purposes which Japan has long exploited, but this ends all of that.
Here's what the chief cabinet secretary of Japan said in a statement:
Thanks to The Simpsons' co-creator Sam Simon, Former NASCAR driver Leilani Munter is going to take her Blackfish car racing!
One of the only reasons she's even going to be able to enter her car in Talladega at all is because Sam helped her raise the massive $115,000 entry fee for the race.
Leilani was on Sam's radio show last week, taking about her car and how she's an orca-activist. He was apparently so moved by her that he
First there was the planking trend…
But now, the latest viral meme craze to hit the internet has to do with Shamu (sort of)!
#Whaling has hit the video sharing site Vine with a splash, and it's continuing to make waves throughout the internet with people acting freer than Willy all over public places!
The majestic movement of arching your back and falling to imitate a whale breaching the surface of the ocean has captured the attention of many—including grandmas, babies, and more!
While we find these videos hysterical, one must properly learn to Whale safely in order to achieve maximum viral vid shares!
Allow us to provide you with a break down of the fishy and flawless movements:
Whoa! This Is HUGE! California Lawmaker To Propose Ban On Orcas In Captivity! SeaWorld's Worst Nightmare Could Be Coming True!
One incredible California lawmaker is going to introduce the Orca Welfare and Safety Act and it could change things in a big way forever!
State Assemblymember Richard Bloom, D–Santa Monica, is trying to make it illegal to "hold in captivity, or use, a wild-caught or captive-bred orca for performance or entertainment purposes."
The ban wouldn't only make it illegal to hold them captive for entertainment, it would also ban artificial insemination of captive killer whales and block the import of more orcas or orca semen.
California would basically become a safe haven for killer whales.
What would happen if someone were to violate the ban?
They would face a fine of up to
Ever since the documentary Blackfish came out, all eyes have been on SeaWorld. And they're judging… hard.
Some of those judging eyes belong to the U.S. government!
The U.S. Department of Agriculture actually cited SeaWorld Orlando for violating the Animal Welfare Act!
SeaWorld can try and spin the press in their favor all they want, but the fact that they were using