In May 2013, an elephant massacre took place at what many consider the best-protected site in Central Africa. WCS field biologist Andrea Turkalo, who has watched over the forest clearing of Dzanga Bai for more than 20 years, reflects on what this means for the future of African elephants.
After Hurricane Sandy devastated WCS’s NY Aquarium, an outpouring of support helped us recover. Now, we’re redesigning and rebuilding in ways that will leave us more resilient in the future. Be part of the transformation.
The United States is one of the largest markets in the world for ivory sales – and it's killing elephants. Tell the Obama Administration: Lead the global charge to ensure a future for elephants. Ban the sale of ivory in the U.S.
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