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A dolphin trapped in a fishing net

Study raises concern about methods used to stop dolphins being caught in nets

Dolphins and porpoises continue to die in huge numbers in fishing gear but even some...
Majestic fin whales

Icelandic whalers kill first fin whales in four years

As feared, whale hunters in Iceland have slaughtered at least two fin whales, the first...

Majority of Icelandic people think whaling harms their country’s reputation

With the very real prospect of Iceland's only fin whale hunter, Kristján Loftsson sending boats...
Humpback whale underwater

Humpback whale rescued from shark net in Australia

A humpback whale and her calf have managed to escape after becoming entangled in a...

SeaWorld share price plummets as visitors stay away

SeaWorld’s share price has fallen in recent days on the New York stock exchange, dropping 6.5 percent to their lowest level since the company went public on April 19.

This latest bad news follows their recent results which revealed that visitor numbers were down around 600,000 for the quarter ending on June 30. Since then the company has received wide-scale negative publicity from the release of the film, Blackfish, which is highly critical of SeaWorld’s captive orca shows.

 

About George Berry

George is a member of WDC's Communications team and website coordinator.