Secure a Forest Elephant Refuge

Protect elephants in Congo’s Nouabale-Ndoki National Park before it’s too late.

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

Save the Endangered Species Act

The U.S. House of Representatives is moving on legislation to rollback protections. Tell them that this must not happen!

Act Now

No Drilling in One of Our Last Wild Places

Tell your senators: protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from oil and gas exploitation!

Act Now

Back from the Edge

Thanks to an aggressive captive-breeding program, things are looking up for Myanmar's Burmese star tortoise.

Watch Now

Tweets from the Russian Far East

What's it like to study wildlife in an extreme environment? Jonathan Slaght provides great insight 140 characters at a time.

Read More

National Bison Day

Join us in urging the U.S. Senate to honor America's National Mammal by designating November 4.

Act Now

In the news

October 18, 2017 | The New York Times

Protect Alaska's Last Great Wilderness

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is in the crosshairs of the U.S. Congress.

October 4, 2017 | The New York Times

Slow and Steady

Conservation efforts seem to be working. This tortoise is winning its race with extinction.

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!

Gorillas Need Your Help

Help us raise $75,000 by October 16 to bring gorillas from the brink of extinction.