Since 1895 they have the mission to save wildlife and natural landscapes throughout the planet. They protect many of the world's iconic creatures, including jaguars in South America, gorillas in Africa and marine giants in the most incredible oceanic spaces in the world.
Since their foundation they have forged on the basis of science their work for the conservation of nature on a global level. They currently manage around 500 conservation projects in more than 60 countries and educate millions of people, through their five zoos in New York, on important issues that affect their planet.
They are committed to protecting 25% of the world's biodiversity and they focus on four of the main issues facing wildlife and natural landscapes: climate change, exploitation of natural resources, the connection between animal health and human health, and the sustainable development of human livelihoods. To address these issues they manage more than 80 million hectares of protected areas around the world, with more than 200 scientists in their team.
Their history inspires their work every day and they hope to inspire millions of people to step forward to protect the natural resources that are so important for life on our fragile Earth.
They conserve wildlife and natural landscapes throughout the world through applied science, concrete actions of conservation and education, and inspiring people to value nature.
They imagine a world where wildlife develops in a healthy environment, both on land and in the seas, and where societies value and benefit from the diversity and integrity of life.
Where is Wildlife Conservation Society - Peru