April 22, 2014
Happy Earth Day! We're grateful to all our supporters for helping to make the planet safe for wildlife. Here's our extra special thank you that is sure to melt your heart: 96 seconds of baby elephants playing and frolicking.
This video is pure joy, but sadly the problems facing these magnificent creatures are downright heartbreaking. Check out this video, then head over to 96elephants.org to find out more about what you can do to save them.
April 17, 2014
Green sea turtles are a popular resource for coastal communities in Nicaragua, but due to overfishing their populations are facing a decline.
April 16, 2014
Melvin Gumal, Director of WCS Malaysia program, has been nominated as one of the eight finalists for the Whitley Award, also known as the Green Oscar.
April 10, 2014
John Calvelli, WCS Executive Director of Public Affairs, discusses how zoos and aquariums are increasingly working to educate visitors about global conservation challenges.
Yearling and adult muskoxen staring back at Dr. Joel Berger on Wrangel Island in the Russian Arctic.
April 7, 2014
As a major destination for wildlife trade, the EU must 'show courage' and commit to 'strong, meaningful' action in tackling wildlife trafficking, says WCS Executive Director for Conservation Policy, Susan Lieberman.
Ivory is openly sold at the main tourist market, or 'marché de voleurs,' in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, in this October 2013 photo. The domestic ivory market in Kinshasa is large and completely unregulated.
April 4, 2014
Despite the recent uptick of wildlife crime in Congo, authorities are committed to protecting wildlife, increasing law enforcement and enlisting the help of sniffer dogs.
April 2, 2014
The Afghanistan Government recently created a national park, the second for the country, that covers the entire Wakhan District. The Wakhan National Park is home to the Marco Polo sheep seen here - a subspecies of argali sheep known for having the longest horns of any sheep.
March 25, 2014
The guanaco is one of several unique species that inhabit the Karukinka Landscape, located on the southern tip of Tierra del Fuego.