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 roll back protections. Tell them that this must not happen!

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Ivory Crushed in Central Park

Together, we made a powerful statement that the illegal ivory trade will not be tolerated.

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World Elephant Day

This World Elephant Day, let's talk mud. Elephants, including babies, are known to roll in it as protection from the sun and insect bites.

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Big Bears from the Air

WCS field technician Dylan Schertz captured amazing aerial shots of brown bears in Alaska while participating in a National Park Service and Alaska Department of Fish and Game project.

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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

July 27, 2017 | The New York Times

Antiques Dealer Pleads Guilty to Selling Illegal Ivory

The recovered items represent the largest seizure of illegal elephant ivory in New York State history.

June 21, 2017 | Mashable

Hope for Southeast Asia

This baby turtle photo is a good sign for a species once feared extinct along Cambodia's portion of the Mekong River.

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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