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Illegal Pet Trade

On our podcast, the radiated tortoise has an arresting shell with golden sunbursts. That beauty has made the species attractive to illegal pet traders.


Nature’s Strongholds

Where nature is strong, for people and planet.

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Hudson Canyon

The largest submarine canyon along the U.S.’s Atlantic Coast is being considered as a National Marine Sanctuary. Let the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) know how important this is.

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2023 WCS Impact Report


In the news

July 15, 2024 | People Behind the Science

Studying Interactions Between Animals and Humans

The only way we can ensure the conservation actions we take are effective is with evidence, WCS scientist Dr. Fiona "Boo" Maisels tells the podcast.

May 24, 2024 | Carbon Pulse

HIFOR Methodology

“What we're trying to do is address the financing gap in the climate and biodiversity spaces,” says WCS’s Daniel Zarin.

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