Take a Stand for Wildlife

The administration's actions are putting gorillas, elephants, and other species in danger. Your support is needed more than ever.

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.

Learn More
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.

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

On Rescinding the U.S. National Ocean Policy

At a time of renewed public awareness of the importance and fragility of our ocean, the U.S. needs to advance policies to protect its health.

Read More

Go Straw Free

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

Act Now

Quest Complete

A two-and-a-half-year expedition through the world’s most biodiverse protected area comes to an end. The results from Bolivia are impressive.

Watch Now

No To Harmful Cuts

Tell Congress: preserve programs that fight wildlife trafficking and protect endangered species.

Act Now

Yes to Tropical Forests

The Tropical Forest Conservation Act has saved more than 67 million acres around the world. Tell your senators: protect and expand this vital program.

Act Now

In the news

May 23, 2018 | Daily News

Say Goodbye to Plastic Straws

On the New York City proposal to move away from them and the future of our oceans.

May 21, 2018 | BBC

'Shocking' Impact on Protected Areas

Human activities have degraded one-third of them, according to a new, WCS co-authored study.

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.)

Stand for Wildlife

Join a community of over one million people helping protect the wildlife and places we love.

Get notified about crucial issues, WCS's work, and ways you can help!

Animals need your help

Elephants, tigers, and gorillas can’t save themselves from guns or bulldozers, but you can. Help raise $50,000 for wildlife before the end of the fiscal year on June 30.