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Fin Whales Year-Round

The New York Bight is an important habitat for the world's second-largest animal all 12 months, new WCS research shows.

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2023 WCS Impact Report

"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."



Hudson Canyon

The U.S. Federal Government is considering naming the largest submarine canyon along the Atlantic Coast a National Marine Sanctuary. It's a once-in-a-generation opportunity to support marine conservation.

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Positive Step at COP14

“Our WCS delegation is leaving the Convention on Migratory Species optimistic that the global community is uniting behind the protection of nature,” says Susan Lieberman, WCS Vice President of International Policy.

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In the news

February 22, 2024 | Scientific American

Antarctica’s Penguins Could Be Devastated by Avian Influenza

“If [the virus] does hit, the impacts will be potentially really devastating,” says WCS's Chris Walzer.

January 17, 2024 | Mongabay

Leveraging the Hypothetical

In Cambodia’s Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary, community engagement has been key in protecting species and forest habitats through REDD+.

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