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5 Great Forests

An alliance, which includes WCS, has committed to protecting Mesoamerica's five great forests as part of the region’s Climate Action Plan announced during the UN Conference in Madrid.

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Shop & Save Wildlife

If you are shopping on Amazon in the UK, the US, or Germany this holiday season, you can support wildlife and wild places. Just visit smile.amazon.com and select the Wildlife Conservation Society as your charity.

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Global Conservation

We work to save wildlife and wild places in nearly 60 countries and across the ocean.

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One Planet Sustains Us All

Millions of interconnected species depend on Earth. We must rise and face the environmental challenges of our time. Watch our latest video and take action.

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Science

WCS's world-class scientific staff—based at our zoos, aquarium, and with conservation programs around the world—produces hundreds of research publications each year.

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Zoos and Aquarium

Through our New York zoological parks, we're able to connect people to animals and nature and inspire them to care about conservation.

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Education

WCS has been advancing science education and increasing ecological literacy since 1929. Today, more than 150,000 students participate in classes, tours, and outreach programs each year at our four zoos and our aquarium.

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Health

We have one of the oldest zoological veterinary programs ever established, which continues to provide specialized care. In 1989, we developed our Field Veterinary Program, the first and largest of its kind.

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Communities

Across the planet, we collaborate with Indigenous Peoples and local communities to achieve a shared vision for a more secure and resilient future.

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Vibrant Oceans

WCS is a partner on Bloomberg Philanthropies' Vibrant Oceans Initiative. We spoke with Antha N. Williams, who leads environment programs for Bloomberg, on what is being done for marine life, and all the people who depend on it, in the face of climate change.

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In the news

December 4, 2019 | The New York Times

Bats Pollinate Durian

Researchers wanted to improve the fruit yields for small farmers in Indonesia, and hope their findings will encourage protections for bats.

November 11, 2019 | The Guardian

Ecuador's Vanishing Jaguars

“Jaguars historically were distributed along all the Ecuadorian coast, but now they’re only in Esmeraldas,” says WCS's Galo Zapata-Ríos.

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