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Disney Conservation Fund Protects the Planet and Connects Families with Nature

The Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund was established in 1995 on Earth Day with a mission to protect the planet and connect kids with nature. The Fund also supports nonprofits that work to conserve wildlife and has provided $27 million in guest dollars and corporate support over the years.

Disney Cruise Line Ranked as an Environmentally Safe Cruise Line by Friends of the Earth

Disney Cruise Line was recently ranked as the most environmentally responsible cruise line by Friends of the Earth in the organization's 2014 Cruise Ship Report Card. Although the cruise line received an overall grade of a C+, it was higher than the other cruise line's grades.

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Celebrate World Oceans Day, Every Day, at The Seas With Nemo and Friends

Today, June 8th, is World Oceans Day and guests visiting the Epcot Theme Park can celebrate by visiting The Seas With Nemo and Friends. After taking a ride through the deep with Nemo, Marlin, Dory, be sure to spend some time exploring the pavilion's 5.7 million-gallon saltwater aquarium. Education instructors and conservation specialists are always on hand to discuss the finer points of ocean life and the importance coral reefs play in keeping our planet healthy.

Souvenir Sensation: Lavender Bundles From L'OCCITANE At Disney Springs

I'm sort of a sucker for souvenirs with a cause, be it MagicBead rolled paper jewelry from Hollywood Studios, or Djembe Drums from Animal Kingdom, if I can do good in the world and bring home a great gift, I'm totally in. On a recent trip I discovered that one of the new shops at Disney Springs is home to great gifts that support one of my favorite things in the world - Lavender.

Extraordinary Orchids At The Epcot International Flower And Garden Festival

I just got back from the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival; let me tell you, if you haven't been for a few years, it's time to start planning a trip. This annual extravaganza of colorful blooms has grown so much since I had last been six years ago I almost didn't know I was in the same place. It's a an explosion of natural color, fragrance, and ideas for making your world more beautiful. One of the most stunning displays that I came across this year was the Extraordinary Orchids in the Mexico Pavilion.

5 Things Not to Take for Granted On Your Walt Disney World Vacation

We can all tend to get stressed out and frazzled when a plan doesn't go quite the way we thought that it would on vacation, but Walt Disney World provides an environment that goes above and beyond the normal to keep you comfortable and provide an excellent experience. Be sure to take some time and acknowledge the little things that keep bringing you back to Disney again and again. We've got 5 things that you should not take for granted on your Walt Disney World Vacation.

Water Buffalo Arrive In The Royal Anandapoor Forest

Disney's Animal Kingdom isn't your typical zoo - nor is it a typical theme park - instead it offers a melding of natural wonders in a pixie dusted environment of Disney magic. When new members of the animal kingdom move in to their habitats it's always an exciting time for both cast members and guests alike. The grassy plains habitat of Asia's Maharajah Jungle Trek have been home to blackbuck, Eld's deer, Sarus cranes, ruddy shelducks and bar-headed gees. This week they were joined by three new water buffalo.

Visiting Walt Disney World In The Hot Summer Weather

Summer is officially here! As kids are set free from school, families and teachers alike pack their bags and head down to Walt Disney World to enjoy a tropical retreat to the Vacation Kingdom of the world. But folks from the North aren't always ready for unique climate of central Florida.