Courtesy of Harrison Ford
He is an adventurous world-traveler overcoming seemingly impossible obstacles with a grin and a wry comment. The roles he plays in movies – like Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull – sometimes do the same.
VIDEO: Watch the hair-raising PSA that has everyone talking.
You may think you know Harrison Ford, but did you know:
- A Central American ant called Pheidole harrisonfordi was discovered by world-famous scientist and author E.O. Wilson and named in honor of Ford's environmental leadership.
- He was given the Global Environmental Citizen Award by Harvard Medical School.
- He personally piloted a chopper in the jungles of Venezuela with Conservation International.
- He has helped guide the vital climate and forest protection work of Conservation International for more than 15 years as an active member of our Board of Directors.
Harrison Ford has been an integral part of CI's work for more than 15 years. So who better to help us launch one of our most important campaigns? He celebrated Earth Day while on location to film a public service announcement for CI's climate change campaign that focuses on the critical issue of stopping deforestation – one of the quickest and most cost-effective ways to significantly reduce global carbon emissions.
ACT: Protect an acre of forest now.
Harrison Ford has something to say about the role of forests in climate change. In a new and arresting public service announcement, the CI supporter parts company with some of his own real estate to make a statement about global warming.
Learn more about Harrison Ford's role as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of Conservation International and his award-winning environmental work.
Take a look at some of the past public service announcements featuring Harrison Ford, from 2002 until today.