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.

News & Updates

Regressive Animal Welfare Bill Defeated in Connecticut

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, March 17, 2020 — The Connecticut General Assembly’s Environment Committee last week voted down House Bill No. 5341, a piece of legislation that would diminish the quality of life for beluga whales living in the state. “This is a victory for marine mammal welfare in the state of Connecticut,” said Dr. Paul Boyle, National Director, American…
March 17, 2020

Fighting for the Future: The Path Forward

We started this series discussing the crucial role that megafauna, our world’s largest animals, play in maintaining their ecosystems. They are essential to preserving biodiversity and wildlife for generations to come. The threats facing their existence – trophy poaching, bushmeat hunting, habitat destruction and an increasingly inhospitable environment – are all the result of human activity. How can humans help…
Author Image Robin R. Ganzert, Ph.D. / January 16, 2020