Today is National Panda Day, which means it’s the perfect opportunity to do a little awareness for Disneynature’s next film – “Born in China.” A Panda family features prominently in the movie that will be hitting theaters on April 21st. Here are two clips from… Read More »National Panda Day and Disneynature’s new film “Born in China”
Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund
A welcome update on the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF) from Beth Stevens, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Corporate Citizenship, Environment and Conservation and former Disney’s Animal Kingdom Vice President. The DWCF has officially issued more than 1000 grants since it first started in 1995. 150… Read More »Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund Celebrates 1000th Grant
Ladies and gentlemen, get your bookies on speed dial. Disney has entered two Finding Nemo inspired Loggerhead Sea Turtles in the “Tour de Turtles: A Sea Turtle Migration Marathon,” which is actually a cleverly disguised research project to help gather data needed to protect the… Read More »Disney Sponsors Entrants in Tour De Turtle, A Research Race to Track Sea Turtle Migration
A great new promotion combining Disney Friends for Change and the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF) wants you to join in helping to protect fresh water for people and animals around the world. They’ve created the Every Duck Counts campaign and Disney Friends for Change… Read More »Play Where’s My Water for Free and Help Save H2O too
In 2006, Disney’s Animal Kingdom made a promise to the future by sending two white rhinos to Uganda to help re-establish a white rhino population that had been extinct in the region since 1982. That promise continued to pay off today with the birth of… Read More »Disney’s Conservation Efforts in Uganda Payoff with 2nd Rhino Birth
The Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund holds a place near to my heart. It carries on the work of Walt Disney by preserving the outdoors, ecosystems, and animals that were so close to Disney’s success with the True Life Adventure series. In recent years, Disney has… Read More »Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund announces 2010 Grants
Continuing a tradition that started with Walt Disney’s nature films, the Walt Disney Company has announced that the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund has awarded grants for 67 Conservation Projects Worldwide.
In celebration of World Environment Day, Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF) today announced the funding of programs that will support more than 90 species and promote habitat conservation in 33 countries. The 2009 DWCF grant recipients will receive almost $1.5 million for efforts ranging from protecting Pakistan’s majestic Snow Leopards, to following the migration of Magellanic penguins in Argentina to reintroducing endangered Whooping Cranes in eastern North America.
“Creating a positive ecosystem impact is a key goal of The Walt Disney Company. The Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund is a natural extension of that philosophy, enabling leading environmental organizations and scientists to address some of the most critical issues facing animals and ecosystems around the world. We applaud these deserving recipients and are pleased to play a part in their efforts,” said Dr. Beth Stevens, senior vice president, environmental affairs, The Walt Disney Company.