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

American Humane’s Dr. Robin Ganzert Awarded International Conservation Prize

This week, Loro Parque, a world-renowned zoological organization in Spain, awarded its prestigious “Gorilla Prize” to Dr. Robin Ganzert, president & CEO of American Humane. Loro Parque, which has been recognized by TripAdvisor for being the best zoological institution in the world, bestowed the award upon Dr. Ganzert for her efforts to conserve endangered species and ensure Earth’s biodiversity for…
Hayden Frye / October 7, 2021

Renewed Urgency in the Fight for Conservation

On Wednesday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it believes 23 bird, fish, mollusk and plant species are extinct. A sad day for conservationists, it is a sobering reminder of the importance of conserving and preserving Earth’s precious biodiversity. Of particular prominence are the ivory-billed woodpecker, which was last officially observed in 1944, and Bachman’s warbler, which hasn’t…
Hayden Frye / September 30, 2021