During 2021, SeaWorld Rescue teams across all three parks mobilized to help rescue and rehabilitate animals in need with the end goal of being able to return them to their natural habitat.
The first full week of December serves as Walrus Awareness Week, and we couldn’t be happier to be talking about these massive marine mammals.
Jody Westberg, a member of SeaWorld San Diego’s rescue team, explains how humans impact ocean environments and why rescue teams serve as a crucial line of defense for some of marine life’s most insurmountable threats.
The Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute (HSWRI) is SeaWorld’s longest-standing partner in conservation. Despite the shared name, HSWRI is a separate organization independent of SeaWorld.
Coral reefs are incredibly large, complex underwater ecosystems. Despite occurring in about 1% of the ocean, coral reefs are home to over 25% of all ocean life. They are formed over the course of millennia from coral polyps, and house thousands of unique and diverse species.
In response to the ongoing Unusual Mortality Event (UME) impacting manatees on the East Coast, SeaWorld will double the critical care space at its Rescue facility in Orlando.
On March 4, 2022, the SeaWorld Orlando Rescue team hit the beach to return 10 rehabilitated Kemp’s ridley sea turtles to Canaveral National Seashore.
Molly is a practicing veterinarian who completed a year-long aquatic veterinary internship at SeaWorld San Diego and the National Marine Mammal Foundation.
Last year, the number of southern residents in existence plunged to a 35-year low. SeaWorld is offering expert veterinary support and forwarding critical conservation research to save the population.
Members of the SeaWorld Orlando Rescue Team took to the road this week to aid a manatee spotted in the upper reaches of the Cooper River in Charleston, S.C
Throughout its history, SeaWorld supported a number of conservation organizations with expert knowledge and resources.
What was once just a swim at Discovery Cove in Orlando is now an opportunity to connect to the world’s oceans by supporting a conservation research program that aims to protect the planet’s most fragile ocean reefs - Rising Tide Conservation.