Wildlife Conservation Society

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Seeing Is Believing

The climate crisis is happening now. On a global scale. We're collecting photos and video that show the impact we are all witnessing.

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Wild For All

There are simple steps you can take to save the planet. In conjunction with Our Great National Parks, a new documentary series on Netflix narrated by President Barack Obama, we've launched a campaign to take action. Sign up today and get started.

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Updates on the Pandemic

Get all of the latest WCS reports, news, and commentary related to global health at this critical time.

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Framing Our Future

The destruction of nature is contributing to global temperature rise and the loss of biodiversity. But it's not too late to slow climate change and save wildlife at the same time. Our climate is in our hands.

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WCS and Communities

Across the planet we collaborate with Indigenous Peoples and local communities to achieve a shared vision for a more secure and resilient future, where wildlife remains a visible, thriving, and culturally valued part of the wild places where our partners live and we work.

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Global Conservation

We work to save wildlife and wild places in nearly 60 countries and across the oceans.

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WCS's world-class scientific staff—based at our zoos, aquarium, and with conservation programs around the world—produces hundreds of research publications each year.

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Zoos and Aquarium

Through our five zoological parks in New York, we're able to connect people to animals and nature and inspire them to care about conservation.

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WCS has been advancing science education and increasing ecological literacy since 1929. Today, more than 150,000 students participate in classes, tours, and outreach programs each year at our four zoos and our aquarium.

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We have one of the oldest zoological veterinary programs ever established, which continues to provide specialized care. In 1989, we developed our Field Veterinary Program, the first and largest of its kind.

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Intact Forests

They play a crucial role in addressing climate change, protecting biodiversity, our water supply, Indigenous livelihoods, and more.

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In the news

May 23, 2022 | AFP

Critically Endangered baby turtles released in Cambodia

For World Turtle Day, 580 Cantor's giant softshell turtles were returned to the wild as part of an ongoing program to protect them.

May 05, 2022 | CNN

In Thailand, Tigers are Coming Back

In Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary, their numbers have doubled over the past 15 years.

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