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Author Photo Disney’s Animals, Science and Environment
Walt Disney’s legacy of caring for animals and the environment is a way of life for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and our guests. The mission of Disney’s Animals, Science and Environment team is to care for animals and the environment, connect people to nature and conserve our natural resources. Walt Disney World Resort is committed to minimizing its overall impact on the environment as it encourages and inspires environmentally responsible behavior on the part of its Cast Members, Guests and business partners. Emphasis is placed on effectively managing resource use through energy and water conservation along with waste minimization, while also focusing on conserving the natural environment through science, education, leadership and efforts to connect with Guests. By connecting kids and families with nature throughout the Walt Disney World Resort, we have the ability to inspire kids around the world to become environmental stewards and care for animals and nature, which may be our greatest contribution to the future of the planet.