protected areas WCS helped create since our founding
visitors to our zoos and aquarium in 2022
Indigenous community partners
"I have hope because of the incredibly talented and dedicated people who work at WCS—and who support WCS. With their passion and ideas and hard work, I know we can make the change that we need in the world."
WCS was at the table emphasizing the pivotal role nature can play in addressing the crisis. Among our announcements: the first-ever direct access fund for Indigenous Peoples and local communities protecting forests in the Democratic Republic of Congo.