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Recently, Heart, Willie Nelson, and the Barenaked Ladies chose to cancel concerts at SeaWorld after viewing the Blackfish documentary. Stand with these entertainers by joining the boycott. Sign today!
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Established in 1964, SeaWorld is an aquatic themed park which provides its visitors with close encounters with marine wildlife like belugas, dolphins, and orcas, also known as killer whales.

According to the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society, SeaWorld holds the vast majority of the world's captive orca whales which appear in shows. These performances are the current cornerstone of SeaWorld's entertainment model.

Orcas are highly intelligent, social animals. In captivity, they are deprived of the interactions they would normally have within their pod family structure. They often have stunted lifespans and numerous health issues while being forced to perform behaviors and tricks they would never exhibit in the wild. These impressive animals are almost constantly in motion, can dive as deep as 195 feet, and travel as far as 100 miles in a day, a range which no tank or aquarium can offer. Deprivation of natural habitat and social bonds often causes the whales to display aggressive behaviors unheard of in the wild.

SeaWorld's exploitative practices cannot be allowed to continue. Boycott SeaWorld until the company ends its policy of captivity for whales and other cetaceans.

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Dear SeaWorld C.E.O. Jim Atchison,

Until SeaWorld ends its policy of captivity for orcas and other cetaceans, I am writing to inform you that I will be boycotting your establishment and will be encouraging my friends and peers to do the same. It is cruel and exploitative to keep these highly intelligent, social animals away from their natural habitat and pods simply for the sake of human entertainment.

Under the stress of captivity, these animals display aggressive behaviors unheard of in the wild. Trainers have lost their lives to frustrated whales lashing out, and countless near-misses go unreported.

If SeaWorld is truly concerned about the welfare of the animals it cares for, it would end captivity for orcas and other cetaceans. Your organization has the unique capacity to play a heroic role in the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of whales rather than using them as entertainment.

I will not support your company's exploitative practices and will encourage my friends to join me in the boycott until you end your policy of captivity for whales and other cetaceans.

Sincerely,

Petition Signatures


Mar 27, 2015 John Terpak
Mar 27, 2015 Kristen Provencher
Mar 27, 2015 victoria wickizer-brown
Mar 27, 2015 Thanassis Tartas
Mar 27, 2015 Mary Ellen Campion
Mar 26, 2015 sage ryan fuck seaworld
Mar 26, 2015 jennifer jensen Sell your soul for profit you corporate scum. How can you sleep at night? Thats a serious question, because after all the research and footage I've seen and read, I cant sleep at night. Please do the world a favor and kill yourselves. Sincerely, Jen.
Mar 26, 2015 (Name not displayed) Shape up or ship them out!
Mar 26, 2015 (Name not displayed) Shut it down!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Mar 26, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 26, 2015 KD Beale
Mar 26, 2015 Malene Klintskov Skude
Mar 26, 2015 Geoffrey Marshall
Mar 26, 2015 Suzanne Sparks
Mar 26, 2015 SCOT STIER
Mar 26, 2015 Adrienne Friederich
Mar 26, 2015 Mary Delger
Mar 26, 2015 Cece Brunetti Please release your captive animals Seaworld
Mar 26, 2015 jaclyn bisanz
Mar 26, 2015 JOANNE LEDIGER
Mar 26, 2015 CHARLOTTE GASSER PLEASE GIVE ORCAS IN VERY BIG AND LARGE TANKS AND STOP TO LET THEM LIVE IN SMALL TANKS,THEY NEED MORE PLACE !!!!
Mar 25, 2015 (Name not displayed) BB sea animals we love you.
Mar 25, 2015 Rachel Quinn
Mar 25, 2015 Gwen Quinn
Mar 25, 2015 Natasha Webb
Mar 25, 2015 Rosalind Sikoff
Mar 25, 2015 Sabine Griep If I ever had the chance to be anywhere, where is a seaworld park, a dolphin center or anything else where sea animals were exploited for money - I never would go there!!!
Mar 25, 2015 Kimberly Mohr All Seaworld executives should be prosecuted and publicly shamed. This is worse than murder, murder has an end.
Mar 25, 2015 Miriam Rehbein
Mar 25, 2015 Mary Gedert
Mar 25, 2015 Bernards Shen
Mar 25, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 25, 2015 Brittany Laberee
Mar 25, 2015 Sarah Wilson
Mar 25, 2015 Linda MacDona
Mar 25, 2015 Hartmut Hanke
Mar 25, 2015 Marianne Liekens
Mar 24, 2015 Tina Garofalo
Mar 24, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 24, 2015 Holly Balch
Mar 24, 2015 Lisa Silliman-French
Mar 24, 2015 Rebecca Rodriguez This has to stop!
Mar 24, 2015 mayra gueta
Mar 24, 2015 stephanie davis
Mar 24, 2015 Elaine Sutcliffe
Mar 24, 2015 Florence BRUNO
Mar 24, 2015 Jean Brown so we are using these great beings from God for human amusement??!!! This must stop.....
Mar 24, 2015 fee johnson
Mar 24, 2015 Sheila Winegarden
Mar 24, 2015 sandra stockinger

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