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”
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
You may know that Disney’s Animal Kingdom takes great care in caring for the animals in the theme park, but did you know that the animal care team also has responsibilities for every animal in Walt Disney World. Yes, even the vultures that hang out in the worst places.
One of those activities involves counting all the birds at Walt Disney World Resort and the surrounding area. In the video below, Anne Savage, Ph.D., Senior Conservation Biologist, Disney’s Animal Programs, explores the second annual holiday bird count at the Walt Disney World. Cast members from across the resort are joined by Disney’s Animals, Science and Environment team and together they complete the census.
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
The Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund has acted quickly to meet the needs of the Jane Goodall Institute and the Pan African Sanctuary Alliance who are working to protect endangered chimpanzees in Africa. Disney’s ties with Jane Goodall go back to before Disney’s Animal Kingdom opened.… Read More »Chimpanzees Receive Emergency Support from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund
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