One Planet Sustains Us All

Millions of interconnected species depend on Earth. We must rise and face the environmental challenges of our time. Watch the video that debuted at the WCS Gala at the Central Park Zoo.

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Success in Niassa

It's been a full 12 months since an elephant was poached in Mozambique's Niassa National Reserve. The massive protected area was plagued by rampant wildlife crime just a few years ago.

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25 Years

Congo's Nouabale-Ndoki National Park, a stunning protected area and World Heritage Site, home to some of Central Africa's best known wildlife, is celebrating a milestone anniversary.

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On Mt. Everest

WCS's Dr. Tracie Seimon, a molecular biologist, conducted biodiversity surveys on a National Geographic expedition to the world's highest peak.

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Our Statement on the Crisis

“We must—now, not later—look to our humanity to find a path to be stewards and protectors of our only home,” said WCS EVP for Conservation and Science Dr. John Robinson.

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

By harnessing the power of our global field conservation programs and our four zoos and aquarium in New York, WCS aims to make measurable progress in the conservation of wildlife and wild places. Scroll over these images and find out more.

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

By harnessing the power of our global field conservation programs and our four zoos and aquarium in New York, WCS aims to make measurable progress in the conservation of wildlife and wild places. Scroll over these images and find out more.

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In the news

June 18, 2019 | CNN

A Year Without Poaching

It's been 12 months since an elephant was poached in Mozambique's Niassa National Reserve.

June 11, 2019 | Euractiv

Will the EU Act?

The public gets it, writes WCS's Janice Weatherley-Singh. Will recently elected officials take bold steps to address biodiversity loss?

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