WHALES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WHALES 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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