Research Publications

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

Since our founding as the New York Zoological Society in 1895, one of WCS’s core strengths has been the quality of our research. Our world-class scientific staff—based in our zoos, aquarium, and conservation programs around the globe—produce hundreds of research publications each year. We use this science to discover and understand the natural world. This knowledge helps us engage and inspire decision-makers, communities, and millions of supporters to take action with us to protect  the wildlife and wild places we all care about.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

WCS-authored publications from this year are listed below and updated weekly. For annual bibliographies of WCS-authored publications, see here. To search our database of WCS publications, see here.