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  • Dispatches from the Front Lines of Humane Certified

    Hayden Frye / July 22, 2021
    Despite the seemingly omnipresent nature of bad news, there are stories of hope and healing hidden beneath the front page. This week, for example, conservation officials in China announced that…
  • Marine Mammal Rescue Day

    Savannah Young / April 27, 2021
    Certified zoological facilities are critical for animal conservation efforts worldwide, especially as the very web of life on Earth is currently being threatened in what scientists are calling a ‘Sixth…
  • National Panda Day

    Savannah Young / March 16, 2021
    Happy National Panda Day! Today we celebrate these sweet animals with their distinctive coloring and bring awareness to the panda’s plight. In 1984, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officially…
  • This Month, Celebrate the Dolphins!

    Savannah Young / March 9, 2021
    The month of March is when we celebrate and raise awareness for dolphins – our extremely intelligent friends with big, bubbly personalities. These beautiful marine animals are known for being…
  • Fighting for the Future: The Path Forward

    Author Image Robin R. Ganzert, Ph.D. / January 16, 2020
    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…
  • Fighting for the Future: Human Conflict and Encroachment

    Author Image Robin R. Ganzert, Ph.D. / January 15, 2020
    Humans threaten African megafauna. Poachers are just one threat – many animals suffer due to human conflict, encroachment and the degradation of their habitats. Lions African lions are beset on…
  • Fighting for the Future: Poaching Our Children’s Heritage

    Author Image Robin R. Ganzert, Ph.D. / January 14, 2020
    Our planet’s largest animals, which are often the keystones of their respective ecosystems, are facing threats on all sides. In addition to an increasingly inhospitable climate and the degradation and…