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

Save Sharks

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

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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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Erosion of Protections

Congress is considering legislation that will weaken the Endangered Species Act — one of the key ways the U.S. protects lions. Tell your legislators today: this must not happen!

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Run for the Wild

This year, our annual 5K through the Bronx Zoo will be centered around big cats. Run with the courage of a lion, the speed of a cheetah, the power of a tiger. Run because they need your help.

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In the news

April 19, 2018 | WNYC

The Bronx River is Alive!

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

March 26, 2018 | Smithsonian Magazine

Why This Elephant in India is Blowing Smoke

It's probably not just fooling around. Eating charcoal may serve a purpose.

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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