SEAWORLD - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SEAWORLD News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) SeaWorld plans new environments for killer whales http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58300468-79/seaworld-whales-company-captivity.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58300468-79/seaworld-whales-company-captivity.html.csp">SeaWorld plans new environments for killer whales</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARLEY JAY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T14:19:05.497-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 02:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • After more than a year of public criticism of its treatment of killer whales, SeaWorld said Friday that it will build new, larger environments at its theme parks and will fund additional research on the animals along with programs to protect ocean health and whales in the wild. The Orlando, Florida, company said the renovations have been in the works for some time and that they are not a response to the documentary “Blackfish” or the criticism of the company that followed the release ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583004682014-08-15T14:19:05.497-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T14:19:05.497-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58300468@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:19:05 MDT SeaWorld, Southwest Airlines ending partnership http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58247036-79/seaworld-southwest-partnership-activists.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58247036-79/seaworld-southwest-partnership-activists.html.csp">SeaWorld, Southwest Airlines ending partnership</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MIKE SCHNEIDER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T13:44:31.476-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 01:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">ORLANDO, Fla. • Southwest Airlines and SeaWorld Entertainment are ending their 25-year-old marketing partnership, officials with both companies said Thursday, as the airline has been urged by animal rights activists to terminate the relationship. The partnership won’t be renewed at the end of the year when the current contract expires. As part of the partnership, three Southwest airplanes had various SeaWorld animals painted on their bodies. Those planes will be returned to Southwest’s tradition...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582470362014-07-31T13:44:31.476-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-31T13:44:31.476-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58247036@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:44:31 MDT