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The administration's actions are putting gorillas, elephants, and other species in danger. Your support is needed more than ever.

WCS is committed to protecting the world’s wildlife and wild places. We have a bold vision for the future and a strategic plan to lead the way.

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ELEPHANTS
APES
AFRICA
BIG CATS
SHARKS, SKATES, and RAYS
LATIN AMERICA and THE CARIBBEAN

WCS is committed to protecting the world’s wildlife and wild places. We have a bold vision for the future and a strategic plan to lead the way.

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ASIA
NORTH AMERICA
WHALES and COASTAL DOLPHINS
OCEANS
TORTOISES and FRESHWATER TURTLES

New Regulations Would Weaken ESA

Proposed changes to the Endangered Species Act would throw roadblocks in front of effective management, WCS said in a statement, ultimately putting threatened species in more peril.

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New Exhibit at WCS New York Aquarium

The Donald Zucker and Barbara Hrbek Zucker Ocean Wonders: Sharks! exhibit aims to inspire action on behalf of marine wildlife.

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Quest Complete

A two-and-a-half-year expedition through the world’s most biodiverse protected area comes to an end. The results from Bolivia are impressive.

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Go Straw Free

Since they often can't be recycled, single-use plastic straws are a big problem for turtles, whales, birds, and fish. Let's do something about them.

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Rare Cat

There are only 84 highly endangered Amur leopards left in the wild, says a new study. While that number may seem small, previous estimates in Russia ranged from 25 to 50 individuals.

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In the news

July 12, 2018 | Mongabay

Extractive Industries Threaten Intact Forests

Mining companies currently have claims on 11 percent of all intact rainforests left in the world.

June 28, 2018 | The New York Times

Coney Island's Newest Wonder: Sharks!

Go see it. It’s edifying and fun, an ideal excuse to grab the kids and head for the beach.

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Join more than one million wildlife lovers working to save the Earth's most treasured and threatened species.