Our Mission


WCS envisions a world where wildlife thrives in healthy lands and seas, valued by societies that embrace and benefit from the diversity and integrity of life on earth.


WCS saves wildlife and wild places worldwide through science, conservation action, education, and inspiring people to value nature.


The conservation of more than 50 percent of the world's biological diversity while ensuring a positive impact on millions of people globally.


Our mission and vision statement are based on WCS’s core values.  WCS strongly believes that:

  • Nigeria’s wild species and landscapes are an immensely valuable heritage for the people of Nigeria and the world.
  • The lives of current and future Nigerians will be enriched by wise stewardship of these wild species and landscapes.