Conservation

Conservation

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 our high standards of animal care.


The Kiessling Prize

The Wolfgang Kiessling International Prize is an annually bestowed global award, dedicated to bringing worldwide attention and support to significant achievements in the field of conservation practice, theory, and research that add substantially to humankind’s efforts and knowledge for the benefit of all life on Earth.

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Escape from Extinction Rewilding

The sequel to American Humane’s award-winning documentary, Escape from Extinction, introduces rewildinga proven method for sustainable conservation that has the potential to bring back hundreds of thousands of species from the brink of extinction.

Narrated by Academy Award winner Meryl Streep, the film follows tireless conservation efforts of leading organizations implementing rewilding practices across a diverse array of species in equally diverse environments.

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News & Updates

The National Aquarium Abu Dhabi Achieves Certification from Global Humane for High Standards of Animal Care, Welfare and Wellbeing

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, July 2, 2024 — Global Humane, the international brand of American Humane, the United States’ first national humane organization and the world’s largest certifier of animal welfare practices, announced today that The National Aquarium Abu Dhabi, located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, has earned certification through the Global Humane Conservation™ program and is recognized for…
July 2, 2024

Oceanogràfic València Receives Recertification from Global Humane for High Standards of Animal Safety, Welfare and Wellbeing

June 27, 2024 — Global Humane, the international brand of American Humane, the United States’ first national humane organization and the world’s largest certifier of animal welfare practices, announced today that Oceanogràfic València, the largest oceanarium in Europe, has earned recertification through the Global Humane Conservation™ program. Oceanogràfic València has continuously maintained its certification since first becoming Humane Certified in…
June 27, 2024