London Calling

Last week, leaders from around the world were in the UK to talk about the pressing issue of the illegal wildlife trade. Get the latest.

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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

Gold for Wildlife

From Sochi to London, we want governments to demonstrate true political will to combat the corruption that drives and facilitates wildlife trafficking, writes WCS's Susan Lieberman.

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Key to the Climate Fight

Our new analysis shows that Indigenous Peoples are critical to maintaining intact forest landscapes essential for avoiding catastrophic climate change.

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A Call to Action

From our flagship Bronx Zoo to more than 500 field conservation projects around the world, WCS draws on the unrivaled expertise of our staff to achieve positive and lasting conservation impact for wildlife and wild places. Check out this video to learn more.

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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.

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New Exhibit at WCS New York Aquarium

The Donald Zucker and Barbara Hrbek Zucker Ocean Wonders: Sharks! exhibit aims to inspire action on behalf of marine wildlife.

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In the news

October 12, 2018 | Mongabay

An African Bat and Ebola

Research into the hammer-headed bat might help prevent future outbreaks of the deadly virus, WCS's Sarah Olson says.

September 13, 2018 | Scientific American

Indigenous Peoples Vital to Addressing Climate Challenge

Keeping global temperatures within safe limits requires empowering the inhabitants of forests.

Stand for Wildlife

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