Seaworld And Seaworld : The Documentary Came Out It Had Impacted People 's Opinions On Seaworld

1092 Words Nov 21st, 2016 5 Pages
When Blackfish the documentary came out it had impacted many people’s opinions on Seaworld and their whole motive. Blackfish was an eye opener to show the living conditions of these orcas. Seaworld has received many hateful comments. Now all they want to do is try to fix the situation for the animals and their image. Seaworld responded in different ways, some that were good and some that weren’t at all. Blackfish caused a lot of damage for Seaworld, if I was Gabriela Cowperthaite I would be proud. That my own documentary was able to impact so many people and for them to try to make a change for the better. In a way it has, Blackfish now know as the “Blackfish Effect”, has affected business for Seaworld majorly. Infact Seaworld reported in August 2015, over the two year time span the movie came out profits had dropped 84% (Seaworld sees profits plunge 84% as customers desert controversial park, Rupert Neate). After the documentary Seaworld got rid of their CEO thinking that would help, and brought in a new one. The now CEO Joel Manby had to admit that the company is struggling and that they do in fact treat their whales well (Seaworld sees profits plunge 84% as customers desert controversial park, Rupert Neate). Manby said an interview that they are trying to build this business back up. And to start with that, in Orlando they plan on making new exhibits with sharks and a more “naturalistic” setting to swim with dolphins (Seaworld sees profits plunge 84% as customers…

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