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

The Impact of COVID-19 on Zoological Organizations

Unlike businesses that have the ability to turn out the lights, lock up the office and work remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic – certified zoos and aquariums do not have those options. Animals at these world-class institutions need to be taken care of, no matter the outside circumstances. Animals in zoos and aquariums require constant care, routine feedings, enrichment and…
June 25, 2020

Helen Mirren to Narrate American Humane’s Documentary “Escape from Extinction”

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, June 18, 2020 — American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, today announced Helen Mirren has narrated its soon to be released documentary, “Escape from Extinction.” The organization’s first feature documentary “Escape from Extinction” showcases the critical efforts Certified Zoos and Aquariums are undertaking to preserve millions of species on the verge of disappearing forever. According…
June 18, 2020