May 31, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International applaud the ruling made by Judge Ken S. Welsch upholding the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s citation stemming from the death of a SeaWorld trainer, Dawn Brancheau, during a performance in 2010.
September 19, 2011
The HSUS and Humane Society International have released a report outlining the arguments and scientific evidence against the public display of killer whales, or orcas, on animal welfare grounds.
August 23, 2010
The Humane Society of the United States is guardedly optimistic about the consequences of today's OSHA citations issued to SeaWorld for violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act in the death of an orca trainer in February.
June 7, 2010
Naomi A. Rose, Ph.D., marine mammal scientist for The HSUS and an orca biologist, released a statement regarding the orca at SeaWorld Orlando who died from complications that arose while giving birth.
April 30, 2010
At a Congressional hearing, The HSUS's marine mammal scientist Naomi Rose emphasized the animal welfare problems associated with the marine mammal display industry.
March 1, 2010
Tillikum, a captive male orca at SeaWorld Orlando, drowned Sea World trainer Dawn Brancheau on February 24. This is a tragedy, for Ms. Brancheau and her devastated family, to whom I and my organization offer our condolences, but also for Tillikum.
February 24, 2010
Naomi Rose, marine mammal scientist with The HSUS, made a statement in response to the death of a trainer drowned by an orca at SeaWorld in Orlando, Fla.
October 1, 2009
Dolphins and surfers share in the ocean
May 21, 2009
Humane Society International and the World Society for the Protection of Animals issued the fourth edition of their report, "The Case Against Marine Mammals in Captivity," to educate tourists about the suffering behind the scenes of whale and dolphin attractions.