IMATA Action Alert

Please read this latest announcement from Billy Hurley, the Executive Director of the International Marine Animal Trainers’ Association and TAKE ACTION! Details below… The last few days have brought good news! The “Cetacean Breeding Ban” that had been enacted by a ministerial decree in France a year ago, was stricken from the law. Likewise, in Florida, the “Orca Breeding Ban […]

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Does SeaWorld Paint Their Whales?

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS MAKE DOCUMENTARY ON THE TRUTH BEHIND SEAWORLD – “SEA THE TRUTH” Recently, I discovered a YouTube video titled, Sea the Truth. (Video Below) Sea the Truth was created by a group of high school students and addresses SeaWorld’s commitment to conservation and education while documenting the effects of Blackfish. SeaWorld continues to garner more and more support, and these high-schoolers […]

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Light Up The Night at SeaWorld


SeaWorld’s New Show! I asked my dear friend/former co-worker/SeaWorld killer whale trainer, Shanen Cox, to share her insight and experience working on SeaWorld’ newest show, Shamu Celebration: Light Up The Night! Shanen is a killer – killer whale trainer (<— see what I did there?) at SeaWorld San Diego. You may remember her from my eBook, Wear a Wetsuit at […]

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The Truth Behind Blackfish


Former Killer Whale Trainer Says “Blackfish is a lie”   Blackfish **It is highly recommended that you watch the video in addition to reading this article.** The sensationalism of Blackfish has created a major divide. There are those who believe killer whales at SeaWorld are mistreated and should be sent into the ocean, and those who know that all animals […]

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IMATA Soundings Available Online


The International Marine Animal Trainers’ Association (IMATA) announced today that their magazine publication, “Soundings”, would be available online. Soundings will no longer be mailed to its’ members. According to IMATA, this is part of “the transition of becoming an entirely digital publication…”. They go on to explain that “each upcoming issue will be announced via e-mail and available to IMATA […]

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