5 Reasons to Watch Blackfish TONIGHT

Written by on October 24, 2013 in Other News, Whales & Dolphins
Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures.

Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures.

Blackfish, the powerful documentary about captive orcas, will air on CNN tonight, Thursday October 24, at 9:00pm ET. Clear your schedule or set your DVRs because this is one you don’t want to miss. It’s also playing several times later this evening and into the early morning hours so there are plenty of opportunities to watch it.

For more information about the documentary, here are 5 Reasons Watch Blackfish. And here’s a bonus #6: Now you can see it for free in the comfort of your own home!

See some of the coverage it’s already getting on CNN in the following segment from Anderson Cooper 360:

To learn more:

  • Read some of SeaWorld answers to CNN’s questions about the documentary and the issue of keeping orcas in captivity.
  • Find out why SeaWorld calls Blackfish “shamefully dishonest.”
  • Read the latest controversy with SeaWorld and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (link no longer active).

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About the Author: Emily Tripp is the Publisher and Editor of MarineScienceToday.com. She holds marine science and biology degrees from the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and a Master of Advanced Studies degree in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation from Scripps Institution of Oceanography. When she's not writing about marine science, she's probably running around outside or playing with her dog. .

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