Apr 22

An Earth Day Message from Jim Atchison, President of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment

by Staff

Jim Atchison, President of SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment sitsd with some penguins at SeaWorld Orlando

"Our parks celebrate Earth Day every day. SeaWorld and Busch Gardens care for more than 60,000 animals, including 200 endangered and threatened species. At the heart of our commitment to these animals is a passion for celebrating and strengthening the human/animal connection. You will see this passion in the stories below, from a new Shamu show that inspires conservation to kids creating eco-projects. This Earth Day I hope you find your own passion and make a difference in preserving the world we share."

SeaWorld Orlando Celebrates Earth Day with New Shamu Show

One Ocean,” an all-new Shamu show, debuts today at SeaWorld Orlando. The show connects guests to the sea and killer whales with a new level of energy and excitement while it educates and inspires. The message of caring and respect for the world we share is woven throughout the show – encouraging guests to make a difference through their own everyday actions. ”One Ocean” will debut at SeaWorld San Diego in May and SeaWorld San Antonio in June. Read more.

Enviro-students Come to the Earth's Aid

From creating fundraisers to help endangered turtles to designing a “green” river barge, kids across the U.S. are coming up with creative ways to conserve. April 28-29 SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment is honoring eight groups with a SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Environmental Excellence Award. Each winning group receives $10,000 to fund their efforts. Since 1993 the company has awarded $1.8 million to nearly 160 schools. Read more.

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