For years, animal rights activists have argued that Miami Seaquarium is breaking federal law by keeping its orca, Lolita, in a tank that's too small. Now they say a new statement by the agency that regulates those tanks bolsters their argume...
Yesterday SeaWorld announced it would stop breeding orcas, the latest fallout from the Blackfish documentary. The news comes on the heels of the theme park's announcement that the company will also construct larger, more "natural" habitats fo...
After Living in a Bathtub Outside Miami Seaquarium for a Month, Protester Will End Demonstration This Weekend
For three weeks, a self professed “animal rights warrior” named Danielle Daals has been living in a bathtub in front of the Miami Seaquarium to protest the marine park’s captivity of cetaceans, including Lolita the orca. Jeff Geragi, the president...
3 months ago | Environmental
Danielle Daals has been making the most of every minute with her family lately, from relishing strolls in the park with her pup Maxwell, a mixed rescue, to savoring sips of coffee during chats with her mom Stephanie. Because next week, the New Zea...
5 months ago | Environmental
Last month, sign-waving demonstrators massed in front of Tropical Park to try to dissuade customers from buying tickets to Christmas mainstay Santa’s Enchanted Forest. Their complaint? The live tigers and other animals used in shows at the theme p...
5 months ago | LGBT
Miami-Dade County has one of the highest HIV rates in the country and Florida lead the nation in HIV-related deaths. So it's troubling, activists say, that a new survey suggests not enough residents know about pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP),...