Releases in ‘Environment’

  • Disney Cruise Line Honored by Port of Los Angeles

    The Port of Los Angeles has recognized the top performing shipping and cruise lines for helping reduce air pollution by lowering their vessel speeds as they approach or depart the port.  The Vessel Speed Reduction Program is voluntary, and contributes  to improved air quality.  This is another example of our ongoing commitment towards minimizing our […]

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  • Sea Urchins Help Castaway Cay Coral Reefs

    CELEBRATION, Fla. (Sept. 18, 2008) — Crew members on Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay are benefiting from some unusual new neighbors courtesy of a unique conservation program at the island.  The new arrivals are long-spined sea urchins transplanted by researchers in Disney’s Animal Programs to support the health of coral reef systems in the Bahamas. “What […]

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  • Innovative Hull Coating Helps Conserve Energy and Protect the Environment

    At first glance, Disney ships are beautiful featuring sleek lines, classic twin funnels and color schemes reminiscent of Mickey Mouse himself.  But one of the most interesting ways Disney Cruise Line ships are helping to support the environment is actually under the surface of the water. In a first for the cruise industry, both the […]

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  • Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund

    From the depths of the ocean to white sandy beaches around the world, endangered animals and their ecosystems are the focus of the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF). Established in 1995 on Earth Day, DWCF is a global awards program for the study and protection of the world’s wildlife and ecosystems, as well as the […]

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  • Disney’s Planet Challenge – 2008 Champions

    Prospect Primary For Rowena Jackson’s Year 6 class at Prospect Primary in Grand Cayman, Earth Day 2008 will certainly be a special memory.  That was the day they were celebrated as the winners of Disney’s Planet Challenge onboard the Disney Magic.  Honored Students Year 6, Prospect Primary School  Teacher:  Mrs. Rowena Jackson Principal:  Mrs. Gloria Bell   Through […]

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  • Disney’s Planet Challenge 2007 Champions

    St. Ignatius Catholic School and Cayman Prep & High School In 2007, grand prize winning students for Disney’s Planet Challenge included the Year 3 class from Cayman Prep and High School and the Year 6 class from St. Ignatius Catholic School, both located in Grand Cayman.  Winning classes showed exemplary environmental skills through innovative and […]

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  • Disney’s Planet Challenge – 2006 Champions

    George Town Primary , St. Ignatius Catholic School & John Gray High School In 2006, grand prize winning students for Disney’s Planet Challenge included the Year 3 class from George Town Primary School, Year 6 class from St. Ignatius Catholic School and the Year 11 class from John Gray High School.  Winning classes showed exemplary […]

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