Protect Tigers

There are thought to be fewer than 4,000 tigers left. We need Congress to help protect them by reauthorizing the Multinational Species Conservation Fund, which supports crucial programs. To do that, Congress needs to hear from us today.

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WCS is committed to protecting the world’s wildlife and wild places. We have a bold vision for the future and a strategic plan to lead the way.

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ELEPHANTS
APES
AFRICA
BIG CATS
SHARKS, SKATES, and RAYS
LATIN AMERICA and THE CARIBBEAN

WCS is committed to protecting the world’s wildlife and wild places. We have a bold vision for the future and a strategic plan to lead the way.

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ASIA
NORTH AMERICA
WHALES and COASTAL DOLPHINS
OCEANS
TORTOISES and FRESHWATER TURTLES

Close Ivory Markets

At the IUCN World Conservation Congress, the world called for the closure of domestic markets. Next is the CITES Conference of the Parties.

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Getting Warmer

In the rapidly changing Arctic, Caspian terns were found breeding 1,000 miles farther north than ever before.

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Wildcards

Bits of the unexpected from the animal kingdom.

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The Parrot in the Room

The heavily trafficked African grey parrot will be an important topic at CITES. Why is it in so much trouble?

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End Wildlife Trafficking

Congress has passed an important bill to address the crisis. Let's urge President Obama to sign it.

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Trunk Show

The truth about a trunk: it can be difficult for a baby elephant to maneuver.

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In the news

September 23, 2016 | The New York Times

Historic Ivory Bust

In New York, three antiques dealers were charged in the illegal sale of ivory priced at $4.5 million.

September 15, 2016 | U.S. News & World Report

Listen to the Fishers of Glover's Reef

To help turn the tide for our seas, a bold commitment to marine protected areas.

Stand for Wildlife

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Act Now to Save Elephants

The latest reports are grim. We must take bold action to save Africa’s elephants or risk seeing them disappear forever. We can’t waste another minute.

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