Preserving the rich web of life essential to the survival of all the creatures of Earth

Humane Conservation™ is a certification program of American Humane, the first national humane organization in America and the world’s largest certifier of the welfare and humane treatment of animals in working and other environments. When you see the Humane Conservation program’s Humane Certified™ logo, be assured that the facility meets the highest standards of animal care.

Escape from Extinction

American Humane’s inaugural 90-minute documentary throws a vitally important spotlight on critical efforts that may be among the last, best chances to save one million species on the verge of a catastrophic mass extinction.

Narrated by Academy Award, Tony and Emmy-Award-winner Helen Mirren, the film examines the work of the major zoological organizations that are racing against the clock to preserve the million species disappearing in today’s Sixth Mass Extinction.

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News & Updates

Updates from the Front Lines of Conservation

This week, world leaders convened in the United Kingdom as the G7 Leaders’ Summit met to sketch out a plan for a “greener, more prosperous future.” Integral to a sustainable future is the conservation and preservation of Earth’s precious animal life. American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, has been fighting to build a more humane world for 145…
Hayden Frye / June 17, 2021

American Humane Applauds the Biden Administration for Protecting Endangered Pacific Humpback Whales

April 29, 2021 — American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, is applauding the recent final rule, issued by the Biden administration, protecting 116,098 square nautical miles of the Pacific Ocean as critical habitat for three populations of endangered humpback whales. This critical rule will protect whales from ship strikes, entanglements with fishing nets and oil spills. “Humpback whales…
April 29, 2021