17 days ago | Environmental
During a protest in front of the Miami Seaquarium last summer, a Miami-Dade cop arrested animal activist Steven Bagenski for holding a “Free Lolita” sign while standing on a public sidewalk. Believing his First Amendment rights were being cur...
30 days ago | Environmental
Animal rights activists have been pushing Miami Seaquarium for two decades to release Lolita, a now 50-year-old orca held in the smallest tank in the country. Protestors have marched on the Virginia Key park and held press conferences, but now a 2...
1 month ago | LGBT
Last Thursday, State Representative David Richardson of Miami Beach filed a bill (HB 137) that, if approved, would prohibit the use of so-called “gay conversion therapy” on minors, a practice that aims to change the sexual orientation of people wh...
2 months ago | Environmental
Set beside the aquamarine waters of Whale Harbor in the Keys is Theater of the Sea, one of Florida’s oldest marine mammal parks. For nearly 70 years it has attracted thousands of visitors with its diverse assortment of animals, many of whom are re...
4 months ago | Environmental
Animal rights activists for years have complained that an orca named Lolita at the Miami Seaquarium has been held in unsafe conditions. Now, an investigation by federal authorities into the safety of the trainers who perform with the killer whale ...
7 months ago | Environmental
The proposals for a new supermall called American Dream Miami have caught international headlines, especially since the mega-project is set to include a roller-coaster, water park and even a ski-slope. The plan has also caught plenty of flak from ...