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.

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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

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!

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No Drilling in One of Our Last Wild Places

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

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Wild About

Follow our brand-new Facebook Watch series for great stories about elephants in the wild.

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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.

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A New Protected Area

Chile has designated Admiralty Sound, a spectacular 50-mile fjord in Tierra del Fuego that's home to elephant seals, black-browed albatross, Magellanic penguins, and more.

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In the news

October 4, 2017 | The New York Times

Slow and Steady

Thanks to an aggressive captive-breeding program, this tortoise is winning its race with extinction.

October 2, 2017 | The New York Times

The Snow Leopard Remains at Risk

Though no longer considered endangered, it still faces threats from poaching and habitat loss.

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.

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Gorillas Need Your Help

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