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Disney Helps Save Florida’s Coral Reefs

Unfortunately, coral reefs around the globe are experiencing a decline in growth due to many factors. Disney however is stepping in to do something about the coral reef right in their backyard! They have joined forces with Association of Zoos & Aquariums, the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, NOAA Fisheries, and SeaWorld, to establish the Florida Coral Rescue Center in Orlando.

 

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As shared by Disney: “Did you know the future of Florida’s coral reefs may rely on care from the heart of Central Florida? For the past year, a dedicated team of Disney aquatic wildlife experts and conservationists have been working on a special mission to help save Florida’s coral reefs from the rapid spread of stony coral tissue loss disease, which has put 22 coral species at risk of extinction.” Check out the video below:

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Interesting in learning more about Disney’s involvement in Florida’s Coral Rescue Center? Check out all the details and photos as shared by DisneyParksBlog here. Way to make a difference Disney! We know Nemo and friends would be grateful!

About Mike and Jamie Sylvester

We are Disney nerds. Two kids at heart who love the magic and the memories of Walt Disney World! We follow all things Disney and have great experiences with Disney Vacation Club and RunDisney events in particular. We enjoy the vacations, day trips, weekend getaways and geek out over the planning of such events. From lodging to dining to Fastpasses we have a spreadsheet for every occasion. Mike’s frivolous Disney goal is to acquire a magic band of every style while Jamie’s goal is to experience as many Disney desserts as possible. Usually there isn’t a day that passes without some discussion of the master plan of our next trip to the happiest place on earth. Most people think we’re normal – until they travel to Disney with us. We have been married for 16 years and are blessed with a daughter and a son who have already learned the importance of planning ahead! As a family we thoroughly enjoy the magic and the memories at Walt Disney World and are here to help others experience the magic as well.