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Disney Kids and Nature Celebration Inspires Youth Conservation Leaders -

Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company Robert A. Iger, Disney Channel star Debby Ryan, Hollywood Records recording artists McClain Sisters, and youth conservation leaders attend the Disney Kids and Nature Celebration on April 13, 2012, held at Walt Disney World Resort. Read more about the event on the Disney Parks Blog here.

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Rare Pigs Debut at Disney’s Animal Kingdom -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 13, 2011 – The Animal Care team at Conservation Station has some new animals to brag about with the arrival of three kunekune pigs, a rare breed that has just made its debut at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Found in New Zealand but believed to have originated in China, kunekune pigs …

Hundreds of Disney VoluntEARS Help Clean Up Brevard County Coastline -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., (Nov. 14, 2011) – More than 300 Disney VoluntEARS picked up nearly 2,000 pounds of trash and debris Saturday along four miles of Brevard County coastline as part of the International Coastal Cleanup, the world’s largest volunteer effort to improve the health of the ocean and waterways. Working alongside partners from …

Birds Receive Emergency Funding from Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund -

Thanks to the support of guests and Disney’s Friends for Change, the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund is able to aid the efforts of the World Parrot Trust, Foundation for Antarctic Research, and International Bird Rescue to care for birds in need.  World Parrot Trust (WPT) Bonaire, Caribbean Islands In July, WPT received 112 yellow-shouldered Amazon …

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Chimpanzees Receive Emergency Support from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund -

The Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund is responding immediately to needs of the Jane Goodall Institute and the Pan African Sanctuary Alliance to protect endangered chimpanzees in Africa. The Jane Goodall Institute was awarded $5,000 for veterinary supplies to vaccinate chimpanzees and staff against a dangerous measles outbreak at the Tchimpounga Sanctuary in the Democratic Republic …

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Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund Distributes $2 Million In 2011 -

National Audubon Society, The Nature Conservancy, the Jane Goodall Institute and World Wildlife Fund are among the more than 70 nonprofit organizations to benefit from the largest annual grants distribution to date Burbank, Calif., September 21, 2011 – The Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF) awarded $2 million to conservation projects around the globe in 2011, …

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Celebrates White Rhino Birth in Uganda -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., July 20, 2011 – Nande, a 12-year-old female white rhino born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, gave birth June 4 to a healthy female calf at the Ziwa Sanctuary in Uganda. The baby, named Malaika (“angel” in Swahili), is the first female white rhino born in Uganda in more than 30 years.   …

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Marks 10 Years of Conservation Leadership -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 17, 2011 – While guests may visit Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge to experience the more than 200 animals from 30 different species roaming across 46 lush acres, the generosity of those guests has also funded conservation projects that extend far beyond the savannahs of the resort hotel. Since Disney’s Animal …

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Environmental Fact Sheet -

Championing Environmental Stewardship With a strong commitment to minimizing its overall impact on the environment, Walt Disney World Resort encourages and inspires environmentally responsible behavior from its Cast Members, guests and business partners. Through energy and water conservation, along with waste minimization, the company effectively manages resource use and helps preserve the natural environment through …

Adopt a Nest at Disney’s Animal Kingdom -

Guests at Disney’s Animal Kingdom can support sea turtle conservation by participating in the Adopt-A-Nest program at Conservation Station’s Out of the Wild merchandise shop. Here’s how the program works: During sea turtle nesting season, a team from Animal Programs surveys the beach near Disney’s Vero Beach Resort looking for new sea turtle nests. They examine a …

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