Tag: Orcas Archives | Animal Legal Defense Fund

New Voices in Animal Law Writing Contest: Emily Bowen

October 30, 2017
Emily Bowen, at Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, is the winner of our first New Voices in Animal Law Writing Contest!

Animal Legal Defense Fund Responds to Death of Kasatka the Orca

August 16, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund is saddened to learn that Kasatka, yet another orca who has been suffering for years in captivity at SeaWorld has died.

Is SeaWorld Secretly Fighting to Protect an Orca Breeding Program?

July 28, 2017
Representative Altman backtracks on support for Florida Orca Protection Act.

Florida: Urge Your Legislators to Protect Orcas

March 13, 2017
Urge your state legislators to support the Florida Orca Protection Act.

Feds Slammed With Lawsuit For Issuing License to Miami Seaquarium’s New Owner

May 18, 2016
Exhibitor's license cannot be issued for facility violating animal welfare regulations, plaintiffs contend.

SeaWorld Announces Captive Orca Program to be Phased Out

March 17, 2016
Animal Legal Defense Fund Executive Director Stephen Wells' Statement

Don’t Fall into the SeaWorld Spin Zone

November 10, 2015
Contrary to some of the misleading news reports yesterday, SeaWorld is not ending its orca show at the San Diego amusement park.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Responds to SeaWorld

October 15, 2015
While SeaWorld doubles down on yet another bad decision for its public image and for the animals in its care, the Animal Legal Defense Fund will consider all of its available legal options to ensure that the breeding ban condition remains in effect.

Calif. Coastal Commission Protects Orcas by Imposing ALDF’s Suggested Conditions on SeaWorld’s Expansion Plans

October 8, 2015
Commission conditions permit approval on end of SeaWorld San Diego’s breeding program.

Cruelty to Endangered Orca Nets Lawsuit Against Miami Seaquarium

July 20, 2015
ALDF, PETA, and others allege park violates the Endangered Species Act.

Seaquarium Slapped with Notice of Lawsuit over Cruelty to Endangered Orca

May 11, 2015
PETA, ALDF and others allege that lone orca Lolita's barren prison violates the endangered species act.

Lolita’s Safety and Well-Being Leads Advocates to Appeal to Court for Her Protection

March 24, 2015
On behalf of the Animal Legal Defense Fund, PETA, and Orca Network, animal law attorneys will be in court today to advocate for Lolita, a lonely orca trapped in the smallest orca tank in North America, at the infamous Miami Seaquarium.

Endangered Listing Could Lead to Retirement for Lone Orca at Seaquarium

February 4, 2015
ALDF, PETA petition pays off: Lolita to gain protected status under endangered species act.

FLOAT for Lolita

September 15, 2014
Purchase a specially designed t-shirt in honor of Lolita.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Complaint Results in OSHA Fine for Miami Seaquarium

July 23, 2014
Seaquarium will pay $7000 for endangering trainers in the water with captive orca Lolita.

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