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Beloved species like gorillas, cheetahs, and elephants are facing an urgent crisis. Tell President Trump's administration that they must not be ignored.

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

Speak Out on the Superhighway

At a recent meeting, the Nigerian government verbally agreed to reroute the superhighway away from critical rainforest. But the road would still cut through Cross River National Park.

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Elephants Saved in Cambodia

When 11 Asian elephants got stuck in a muddy old bomb crater, an amazing rescue effort took shape.

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Andean Bears at Machu Picchu

Turns out Peru's world-famous Incan ruins are an important habitat for the species. A recent wildlife survey resulted in some amazing visual evidence.

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Hudson Canyon Closer to Sanctuary Status

NOAA has taken the first step toward designating this remarkable canyon off the coast of New York and New Jersey as a National Marine Sanctuary. But they still need to hear from you!

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Turtles Moved to Assurance Colony

The transfer of two dozen rescued Burmese eyed turtles is designed to help prevent the maligned species from going extinct.

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In the news

March 27, 2017 | The Washington Post

One of Wildlife's Worst Foes

Domesticated dogs kill thousands of wild animals and livestock every month, write Debby Ng and WCS's Joel Berger.

March 20, 2017 | The New York Times

Wildlife Could Be Saved by What?

The idea that the humble chicken could play the role will seem improbable to many environmentalists.

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

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