Secure a Forest Elephant Refuge

Protect elephants in Congo’s Nouabale-Ndoki National Park before it’s too late.

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

Save the Endangered Species Act

The U.S. House of Representatives is moving on legislation to rollback protections. Tell them that this must not happen!

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A New Protected Area

Chile has designated Admiralty Sound, a spectacular 50-mile fjord in Tierra del Fuego that's home to leopard seals, elephant seals, black-browed albatross, Magellanic penguins, and more.

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Wild About

Follow our brand-new Facebook Watch series for great stories about elephants in the wild.

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Snow Leopards Upgraded

The elusive big cats are moving from "endangered" to "vulnerable." Scientists are urging caution, though.

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Demand an End to Conflict Minerals

The SEC may roll back a rule that helps protect wildlife, like critically endangered Grauer's gorillas, from the effects of illegal mining operations. Speak out and pledge to go conflict free.

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In the news

September 13, 2017 | bioGraphic

High Stakes in the High North

“Wrangel Island is wild nature at its best,” says WCS's Joel Berger. “It’s spectacular.”

August 21, 2017 | The New York Times

Whales in Our Waters

Scientists from WCS and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution on what they've found in the New York Bight.

Stand for Wildlife

Join more than one million wildlife lovers working to save the Earth's most treasured and threatened species. (Oh, and get a free sticker.)

Stand for Wildlife

Join a community of over one million people helping protect the wildlife and places we love.

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Gorillas Need Your Help

Help us raise $75,000 by October 16 to bring gorillas from the brink of extinction.