Vote to decide how Disney should divvy up $1 million to eco organizations

The organizations and projects include: The Jane Goodall Institute's 'Million Trees Project', The Nature Conservancy's Internship Youth Program, the International Fund for Animal Welfare's 'Clearing the Way for Turtles', Bat Conservation International's 'Bats: Extinction and Discovery' program and Fauna and Flora International's 'Connecting Kids to Global Watershed Management'.


Right now, the bat and turtle projects are in the lead for the biggest shares of the million dollar pot!


Kids and adults alike are welcome to vote for the organization of their choice. Go to the Project Green site, sign up (it's free) and click Explore & Vote. Read about each of the projects and vote for your favorite. You'll be able to cast one vote per week.


Information via Disney's Project Green and MNN. Photo:

As part of Disney's "Friends for Change: Project Green" initiative, they've put up $1 million in donation funds to go toward five different projects by charitable environmental organizations. Instead of splitting it up evenly, they're asking the public to vote to decide how the money should be divvied up.

Why the donations? Disney's Project Green site states that they were "inspired by kids' enthusiasm to take practical steps towards global change and to take part in collective actions that will make a difference for the future of the planet."

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