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Community Fisheries

On the latest episode of WCS Wild Audio, WCS's Hoyt Peckham on the critical roles they play including in marine conservation.


Due to heavy rains Friday in New York City, WCS's Prospect Park Zoo will continue to be closed for cleanup. Our Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Queens Zoo, and New York Aquarium are open.

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2023 WCS Impact Report

"I have hope because of the incredibly talented and dedicated people who work at WCS—and who support WCS. With their passion and ideas and hard work, I know we can make the change that we need in the world."



Hudson Canyon

The U.S. Federal Government is considering naming the largest submarine canyon along the Atlantic Coast a National Marine Sanctuary. It's a once-in-a-generation opportunity to support marine conservation.

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Climate Week 2023

WCS was at the table emphasizing the pivotal role nature can play in addressing the crisis. Among our announcements: the first-ever direct access fund for Indigenous Peoples and local communities protecting forests in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Forests and Climate Change

WCS’s Forest and Climate Change Program works on innovative solutions to help ensure that Earth’s remaining forests and peatlands can deliver climate change mitigation and adaptation benefits at the scale we need.

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In the news

September 21, 2023 | The New York Times

Support the High Seas Treaty

WCS President and CEO Monica Medina makes a case for the treaty, which would protect ocean biodiversity and more.

September 12, 2023 | Andrew Revkin Livestream

Bottleneck to Breakthrough

Enormous trends toward population stabilization, poverty alleviation, and urbanization are rewriting the future of wildlife and wild places, says WCS's Joe Walston.

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