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Fin Whales Year-Round

The New York Bight is an important habitat for the world's second-largest animal all 12 months, new WCS research shows.

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2023 WCS Impact Report


"I have hope because of the incredibly talented and dedicated people who work at WCS—and who support WCS. With their passion and ideas and hard work, I know we can make the change that we need in the world."

MONICA P. MEDINAPresident and CEO

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Hudson Canyon

The U.S. Federal Government is considering naming the largest submarine canyon along the Atlantic Coast a National Marine Sanctuary. It's a once-in-a-generation opportunity to support marine conservation.

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Tech Helps Tigers

NASA satellite imagery and Google Earth Engine computing power are helping scientists develop a real-time monitoring system for tiger habitat globally.

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WCS Wild Audio

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In the news

February 22, 2024 | Scientific American

Antarctica’s Penguins Could Be Devastated by Avian Influenza

“If [the virus] does hit, the impacts will be potentially really devastating,” says WCS's Chris Walzer.

January 17, 2024 | Mongabay

Leveraging the Hypothetical

In Cambodia’s Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary, community engagement has been key in protecting species and forest habitats through REDD+.

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