Secure Their Future

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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
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.

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

Mixed News on Gorillas and Chimps

A just-released, WCS-led study found more of both in Western Equatorial Africa than expected, but the majority are outside protected areas.

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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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Newborn Gorilla

The young baby in Congo is the offspring of Kingo—a male silverback gorilla well-known to WCS researchers.

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Speak Out for Elephants

Tell your representative: cosponsor the WILD Act today. The programs it supports are crucial to conservation.

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Save Sharks

Sharks, rays, and skates are in trouble. Legislation has just been introduced that could help save them. Urge your members of Congress to support it.

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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.)

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