Going, Going ...

Just 23 percent of the world's landmass is still wilderness, a new paper says, and we have a few upcoming chances to slow the decline. "We must grasp these opportunities to secure the wilderness before it disappears forever," adds WCS's John Robinson.

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WCS harnesses the power of its global field conservation programs and its four zoos and aquarium in New York to save wildlife and wild places across the world from all angles.

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

WCS harnesses the power of its global field conservation programs and its four zoos and aquarium in New York to save wildlife and wild places across the world from all angles.

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

New Board Chair

We have announced Alejandro Santo Domingo, a Colombian-American financier and philanthropist, as the new Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Wildlife Conservation Society.

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At Risk

We have to act to save caribou before it's too late, WCS Canada's Justina Ray tells The Globe and Mail.

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A Call to Action

From our flagship Bronx Zoo to more than 500 field conservation projects around the world, WCS draws on the unrivaled expertise of our staff to achieve positive and lasting conservation impact for wildlife and wild places. Check out this video to learn more.

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Zebras Return

They've been re-released into the Tanzanian Highlands as part of a broader effort to re-wild the region.

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Full of Life

Scientists surveying the waters of the New York Bight for marine mammals and other species are enjoying a banner year.

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In the news

October 31, 2018 | The New York Times

World's Wildernesses Disappearing

Today, more than 77 percent of land on earth, excluding Antarctica, has been modified by human industry.

October 12, 2018 | Mongabay

An African Bat and Ebola

Research into the hammer-headed bat might help prevent future outbreaks of the deadly virus, WCS's Sarah Olson says.

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