Category Archives: KIRBY ON HUFFINGTON POST

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SeaWorld Cuts Part-Time Hours, Dodges Obamacare – No Surprise To Me

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. is cutting hours for 18,000 part-time and seasonal workers, in a move that will allow it to skirt provisions of the new Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, and save millions from not providing healthcare coverage to those … Continue reading

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Baby Orca Born into Troubled ‘Family’ at SeaWorld

SeaWorld San Diego is celebrating the birth of a baby killer whale on this Valentine’s Day, backstage at Shamu Stadium. But not everyone is delighted with the news. Anti-captivity activists say the newborn has a hard life ahead, in a … Continue reading

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SeaWorld Defies, Then Appeals Judge’s Ruling in Trainer’s Death

SeaWorld has filed an appeal in federal court in the death of Orlando trainer Dawn Brancheau, even as it remains in violation of the ruling it seeks to overturn. SeaWorld filed its petition in the U.S. Court of Appeals for … Continue reading

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DK on Huffpost: “Time to Phase Out the Shamu Shows”

Time to Phase Out the Shamu Shows By DAVID KIRBY – THE HUFFINGTON POST Posted: 06/15/2012 10:07 am The debate over human trainers performing in the water with killer whales, the ocean’s top predator, has reentered the national dialogue now … Continue reading

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