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SeaWorld faces a whale of a setback due to breeding ban

SeaWorld has been delivered yet another setback in its killer whale saga after an all-day meeting by a California panel.

Although the California Coastal Commission recently approved the company’s request for a $100 million tank expansion at its San Diego location, the organization has also instituted a breeding ban. 187 more words


California Group Votes To Ban San Diego SeaWorld Orca Breeding

LONG BEACH, Calif. (CBS/AP) — The California Coastal Commission approved a $100 million expansion of the tanks SeaWorld uses to hold killer whales in San Diego — but it banned breeding of the captive orcas that would live in them. 676 more words


Protesters, supporters pack meeting on whale tank expansion at SeaWorld

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Protesters and supporters filled a meeting room Thursday where a California commission was considering a vast expansion to the tanks that SeaWorld uses to hold killer whales in San Diego. 552 more words


Weekend in Victoria

My in-laws have been in town the past 2 weeks and we wanted to take them someplace special while they were visiting us from China. We went up to Vancouver to see Mark’s mum’s cousin as well as took the ferry to Victoria to spend a long weekend. 131 more words

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My last visit to Seaworld

This weekend, after much internal debate, my husband and I took our two girls to Seaworld. It wasn’t my first visit to Seaworld. I remember the awe and wonder I felt watching the orcas and dolphins interact with their trainers when I was a child. 568 more words


Shell apologises that destruction of Arctic may take longer than expected

Oil company Shell has made a public apology following an unsuccessful attempt to destroy what little remains of the Arctic.

CEO Ben van Beurden appeared live from Shell’s Alaska drilling base, dressed in the hollowed out fur of a recently skinned polar bear and addressed the public to personally apologise for what he described as a “massive set back”. 764 more words

Truth Kneading

The Last of the 36s

Every four years or so a new catalog comes out. Not a clothes catalog or card catalog but a whale catalog. A yearbook of sorts. Every whale in the Northern Resident Population represented. 818 more words