Munchkin Toy Company Says NO to Orca Captivity!

by Caroline Saxon

  From the home bath tubs of their young customers, to the abusement park bathtubs of SeaWorld, Munchkin Toy Company comes forth with a bold and honorable commitment: “After 10 years of making a toy orca whale, we’ve decided to put our principles before our profits. Because a bathtub isn’t big enough for an orca.” […]


End of Orca Captivity in Sight

by Lisa Couper

  Support the ORCA Act The end of orca captivity has suddenly transitioned from a distant hope to an attainable reality, and all thanks to landmark legislation introduced recently. In November, 2015, Rep. Adam Schiff introduced a bill to phase out the captivity of orcas. This bill, the Orca Responsibility and Care Advancement (ORCA) Act, […]


SeaWorld’s Sham

by Laura Bridgeman

  Think SeaWorld is Phasing Out Captivity? Think Again Sea World’s sham headlines spread like wildfire on Monday claiming that SeaWorld would begin phasing out orca shows. A bit of clarification is needed to make sense of what was actually said. In statements on its websites and in a press conference held on Monday, SeaWorld […]


Orca Victory!

by Lisa Couper

  Coastal Commission Bans Orca Breeding at SeaWorld in San Diego! On October 8, 2015, yet another nail was hammered into the coffin of SeaWorld; this time by the California Coastal Commission. We thank you for helping IDA contribute, in small part, by signing on to a collaborative letter with other organizations to this pivotal […]

Orcas begging for food.

Captive Orca Update

by Web Team

SeaWorld’s Excuses for Orca Entertainment Are a Complete Flop Earlier this month, IDA attended a roundtable discussion in San Diego where SeaWorld defended their captive orca programs and attempted to regain public trust. SeaWorld has been under fire ever since Tillikum, an adult male orca, killed a third person and the movie, Blackfish, heavily promoted […]