Dr. Jane Goodall Helps the Disney Conservation Fund Celebrate 25 Years

On Earth Day tomorrow, the Disney Conservation Fund marks 25 years of supporting organizations that work to save wildlife and protect the planet. As part of the celebration, noted conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall sent her well wishes.

Goodall is also featured in a new documentary that premieres tomorrow, April 22. Jane Goodall: The Hope will air at 9:00pm (eastern) on Nat Geo and Nat Geo Wild, plus will be available for streaming on Disney+ and Hulu.

Continuing the celebration, the Disney Conservation Fund has released an anniversary-themed wallpaper [above] and a new free digital book. “The Disney Conservation Fund: Carrying Forward a Conservation Legacy” shares stories of organizations around the world the work to protect wildlife and their habitats.

Since its founding in 1995, the Disney Conservation Fund has been able to give more than $100 million because of donations from the public, Cast Members, and funding from the Walt Disney Company. It has supported more than 600 non-profit organizations that have had a hand in protecting over 315 million acres of habitat and 1,000 species.

Source: Disney Parks Blog

Tom is the host and producer of the DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition podcast, plus Disneyland Editor of The DIS. He enjoys traveling with his wife and teenage son. At this point, their favorite destination is Alaska, with a FIFTH cruise there planned for the Summer of 2019. In his spare time he volunteers with Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, and help found his son's former Cub Scout Pack. His favorite Disneyland attraction is Space Mountain.


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