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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.

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ELEPHANTS
APES
AFRICA
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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.

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WHALES and COASTAL DOLPHINS
OCEANS
TORTOISES and FRESHWATER TURTLES

Rare Cat

There are only 84 highly endangered Amur leopards left in the wild, says a new study. While that number may seem small, previous estimates in Russia ranged from 25 to 50 individuals.

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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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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.

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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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Wild Seve Reaches 10,000 Cases

The program helps farmers around wildlife-rich protected areas in India’s Western Ghats region recoup losses suffered from wild animals. In doing so, it potentially prevents retribution killings.

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In the news

June 28, 2018 | The New York Times

Coney Island's Newest Wonder: Sharks!

Go see it. It’s edifying and fun, an ideal excuse to grab the kids and head for the beach.

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.

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Join more than one million wildlife lovers working to save the Earth's most treasured and threatened species.