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My Holiday Message to Aquarium Magnates Everywhere

Friday, December 12th, 2014 at 12:39pm. 2747 Views, 1 Comments.

Save Your Business & Save the Whales!

happy whaleThe recent firing of SeaWorld Busch Gardens CEO got me thinking. Hopefully, they won't be replacing him with another like-minded individual, who wants to push harder to make the same mistakes. They really need someone with the creativity to incite a new, innovative business model - not just for SeaWorld, but the animal entertainment industry as a whole.

Similar to Kodak, who had a monopoly on the camera and film industry, but chose to milk their safe business model instead of venturing into uncertain waters. They eventually succumbed to the incredible competition of other companies who chose to invest in the digital future. Ironically, and sadly, Kodak was the original developer of the same digital…

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Naked Protesters Spice Up the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Friday, November 21st, 2014 at 10:18am. 2543 Views, 4 Comments.

Naked whale protesters at Macys Thanksgiving Parade
Photo courtesy of mic.com

These whale activists will be following along on the route for the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade and are determined to be noticed. Naked bodies painted orca black and white will be sending their message against keeping whales in captivity by protesting SeaWorld and marine parks all over the world.

PETA plans on stuffing other volunteers into small tanks, emulating the poor conditions these mammals have to endure.

SeaWorld will have its own float in the parade, but any attempts that have been made to exclude it, have failed. I can't wait to see the crowd reaction.

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Jeff Foster: Whale Hunter Turns Whale Activist

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 2:57pm. 2373 Views, 0 Comments.

Jumping orca calfThe other day, I read a bittersweet story about Jeff Foster, former whale hunter, now turned whale activist. It's shocking to see how consumed he was with the hunt, working as a contractor for SeaWorld, he was responsible for the capture of dozens of whales. But, eventually, his values changed and the energy he once put into capturing whales, has since been redirected into saving them.

The Thrill of the Hunt

Growing up in Seattle, Jeff had a veterinarian father.Working with marine animals were a big part of his life, and he dreamed of becoming a whale trainer. Jeff participated in his first whale hunt at the impressionable age of 15. In the 60s, hunting whales in Puget Sound was all the rage, even celebrated by such organizations as National…

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