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All Eyes on Climate COP28

A WCS delegation will be on the ground in Dubai. Follow along for the latest. “We don’t need to reinvent the wheel; we need to reinvest in nature,” says WCS President and CEO Monica Medina.

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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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New Ocean Protections

Papua New Guinea tripled ocean protection in the country by announcing two new Marine Protected Areas. The MPAs are a model of community and government partnership on the road to achieve the global “30x30” target.

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Forests and Climate Change

WCS’s Forest and Climate Change Program works on innovative solutions to help ensure that Earth’s remaining forests and peatlands can deliver climate change mitigation and adaptation benefits at the scale we need.

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In the news

November 13, 2023 | Futures in Focus Podcast

Future of Coral

WCS’s Emily Darling says climate resilient reefs, data democracy, and equitable technology are needed to ensure their future is bright.

November 02, 2023 | 1010 WINS

Humpback Encounter in the NY Bight

The WCS Ocean Giants Team had an intimate encounter with a humpback whale that approached the team's boat and swam around it for several minutes earlier this month.

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