$500,000 for Wildlife

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WCS harnesses the power of its global field conservation programs and its four zoos and aquarium in New York to save wildlife and wild places across the world from all angles.

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

WCS harnesses the power of its global field conservation programs and its four zoos and aquarium in New York to save wildlife and wild places across the world from all angles.

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

Aquariums Oppose Atlantic Coast Blasting

A coalition, which includes WCS's New York Aquarium, called the decision to issue permits for seismic testing dangerous to marine mammals.

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Anti-Poaching Success

The latest case of elephant poachers in the Republic of Congo illustrates the importance of ongoing investment in the park's protection.

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New Board Chair

We have announced Alejandro Santo Domingo, a Colombian-American financier and philanthropist, as the new Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Wildlife Conservation Society.

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Community Action

An indigenous tribe in Papua New Guinea is working to protect important forest.

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Shop and Help Wildlife

Did you know that while you’re shopping on Amazon you can help save wildlife and wild places? Just visit smile.amazon.com and select the Wildlife Conservation Society as your charity.

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In the news

November 26, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

Adaptation Must Be Local

Climate change is occuring at a global scale, but we can’t wait for a top-down solution, writes WCS's Lauren Oakes.

November 15, 2018 | Mongabay

Honduras to Shield Corridor

The implications are wide-reaching as the area in the Moskitia is a repository for biodiversity and carbon, WCS's Jeremy Radachowsky says.

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Year End Challenge: $500,000 for Wildlife

Last chance to make a difference in 2018: Your help is crucial to securing the resources to keep wildlife safe and protect the places they call home.
Year End Challenge $500,000 to Save Wildlife