Zoos and Aquaria

The House of Representatives passed H.R. 1380, a bill that would amend the existing amendments to the Lacey Act, titled “Captive Wildlife Safety Act”, to purportedly “further the conservation of
Continue Reading Unintended Consequences that would result from adoption of the Big Cat Public Safety Act

On July 15, 2020, the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, filed its decision, holding that “dives made by aquarium staff members to feed animals housed at aquarium and
Continue Reading Notice to Aquaria: Fifth Circuit reversed OSHA order about “scientific diving” exemption to Commercial Diving Operations

The Vancouver Aquarium filed suit against documentary filmmakers for alleged copyright infringement and breach of contract regarding at least some portions of a video entitled Vancouver Aquarium Uncovered, which

Continue Reading Novel copyright infringement lawsuit against documentary filmmaker by Vancouver Aquarium.