Secure Their Future

We have solutions that work. Together, we can restore healthy forests filled with growing elephant families. Donate today.

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

Mixed News on Gorillas and Chimps

A just-released, WCS-led study found more of both in Western Equatorial Africa than expected. Unfortunately, the majority are outside protected areas.

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Go Straw Free

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

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Newborn Gorilla

The young baby in Congo is the offspring of Kingo—a male silverback gorilla well-known to WCS researchers.

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Speak Out for Elephants

Tell your representative: cosponsor the WILD Act today. The programs it supports are crucial to conservation.

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Save Sharks

Sharks, rays, and skates are in trouble. Legislation has just been introduced that could help save them. Urge your members of Congress to support it.

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In the news

April 23, 2018 | The New York Times

Despairing this Earth Day?

Consider that the forces of an environmental recovery may already gathering strength.

April 19, 2018 | WNYC

The Bronx River is Alive!

With new fish—it was just restocked with 400 alewife herring.

Stand for Wildlife

Join more than one million wildlife lovers working to save the Earth's most treasured and threatened species. (Oh, and get a free sticker.)

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