We wanted to call attention to all the people who are taking action to right the wrongs of the past by changing the names of well-known things in recognition of what we must do to be a more just society. Here are just a few: NASA – for renaming its main office the “Mary W. […]Continue Reading 159 words
It’s the climate movie of the year, hands down. Disney’s Frozen 2 opened last weekend to record numbers at the box office in the U.S. and globally. Disney’s timing is perfect — we need a global wake up call and a call to action by a compelling voice who will inspire action. Picking up where […]Continue Reading 171 words
Disney’s new live-action film The Lion King will undoubtedly be a box office smash, but it will also mark the company’s largest public commitment to conservation by supporting a global campaign to raise awareness of the plight of lions called “Protect the Pride.” The campaign is supporting the Lion Recovery Fund, a collaboration between The Wildlife Conservation Network and the Leonardo Di Caprio Foundation, that is aiming to double the number of lions in the wild in Africa by the year 2050.Continue Reading 476 words
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Special Earth Week Bonus EXCLUSIVE Interview with Gary Knell, Chairman of National Geographic Partners
It has been a huge year for National Geographic, including winning an Oscar for “Free Solo” as Best Documentary film and merging forces with Disney. We caught up with Gary to talk about all that, plus his vision for National Geographic’s next phase. ODP: At a time when content is limitless, what has kept National […]Continue Reading 912 words
Disney World turned on the power February 27th to its brand new 50 MW solar farm, Axios reported. The new solar farm sits on a large parcel right next to Disney’s Animal Kingdon in Orlando and will create enough clean power to keep things running at two of the four Disney resorts there, which is […]Continue Reading 198 words