Wildlife Conservation Society

We Stand for Wildlife®

Donate Now Donate Now Contact Us Membership

Updates on the Pandemic

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

Learn More

Hudson Canyon

The Biden-Harris Administration has announced its intent to initiate the designation process for the Hudson Canyon as a National Marine Sanctuary. Speak out in support of it before the comment period ends.

Act Now

WCS Wild Audio

Check out our new podcast, where you will find reported audio stories covering the latest news and newsmakers from WCS’s field sites, zoos and aquarium, and conservation partners.

Listen Now

Get Involved

There are simple steps you can take to save the planet. Help slow climate change. Sign up for Wild For All and celebrate wild places. Speak out for the Hudson Canyon as a National Marine Sanctuary.

Act Now

Global Conservation

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

Learn More


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.

Learn More

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.

Learn More


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.

Learn More


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.

Learn More

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.

Read More

In the news

July 29, 2022 | The Washington Post

In Much of Asia, Tiger Populations are Rebounding

Better camera tracking and a crackdown on poaching have led to higher estimates of the top predator’s abundance.

June 23, 2022 | Yale e360

The Living City

“Every problem that the city has ever faced," says WCS's Eric Sanderson, "the landscape has already solved in some way, shape, or form.”

Sign Up for Email Updates

Get news from the field and learn about ways you can help Earth’s most threatened species.