• A Window Into Conservation

    September 17, 2014

    WCS President and CEO Cristian Samper believes “zoos and aquariums play a key role in shaping the future of our planet.”

  • Humpbacks in New York

    August 29, 2014

    Our staff photographer Julie Larsen Maher recently snapped this great shot of a humpback whale off the NY coast, but such a sighting is not as rare as you may think.

  • Beebe's Legacy

    August 18, 2014

    Eighty years ago, WCS naturalist William Beebe and engineer Otis Barton plunged more than 3,000 feet into the ocean and observed never-before-seen marine life in its natural habitat.

  • Happy Birthday William Beebe

    July 29, 2014

    William Beebe with the Bathysphere, in the year he set the world record for the deepest dive, traveling to 3,028 below the ocean's surface with the Bathysphere's creator, Otis Barton, 1934.

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