Seaquarium Slapped with Notice of Lawsuit over Cruelty to Endangered OrcaMay 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 ProtectionMarch 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 SeaquariumFebruary 4, 2015
ALDF, PETA petition pays off: Lolita to gain protected status under endangered species act.
FLOAT for LolitaSeptember 15, 2014
Purchase a specially designed t-shirt in honor of Lolita.
Animal Legal Defense Fund Complaint Results in OSHA Fine for Miami SeaquariumJuly 23, 2014
Seaquarium will pay $7000 for endangering trainers in the water with captive orca Lolita.
Judge’s Refusal to Review Seaquarium’s Violations of Law Prompts Court AppealJuly 1, 2014
PETA, ALDF determined to seek justice for suffering orca Lolita.
Joshua Horwitz – War of the WhalesJuly 1, 2014
When science author Joshua Horwitz first came across a lawsuit filed by an environmental lawyer against the U.S. Navy, he knew he had a found an untold story.
Captive Orcas Finally Have the Attention of Congress—but is the USDA Listening?June 19, 2014
On June 11, 38 members of Congress penned a letter to Tom Vilsack demanding updated regulations for captive marine mammals.
Ending Orca Captivity One Law at a TimeApril 3, 2014
There is much great work to be done litigating on behalf of animals. Unfortunately, animals have far fewer protections than they need within our current legal framework.
Jeffrey Masson: What Animals Can Teach UsMarch 12, 2014
ALDF’s Animal Book Club was so pleased to sit down last week with bestselling author Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson.
The Lost WhaleFebruary 6, 2014
This week in ALDF’s Animal Book Club, we are reading The Lost Whale: the True Story of an Orca Named Luna, by Michael Parfit and Suzanne Chisholm.
Federal Agency’s New Action May Mean Release for Orca at SeaquariumJanuary 24, 2014
Lolita to Gain Protected Status Following PETA, ALDF Petition
SeaWorld’s Secret is OutOctober 29, 2013
On October 24th, 1.4 million people tuned in to CNN to watch Blackfish, the documentary that exposes the dark side of orca captivity.
Blackfish: The Movie SeaWorld Doesn’t Want You to SeeJuly 26, 2013
Sign up now to follow ALDF’s work fighting for justice for these innocent orcas! Many people look back on their childhood and remember places like SeaWorld with fondness. They think…