TOKYO, Japan / The Japan Times / News / October 23, 2010
To the rescue: nature advocate Harrison Ford
By Eric Johnson, Staff writer
As Han Solo and Indiana Jones, Harrison Ford has saved galaxies far, far away, battled Nazis, and found the Holy Grail. Can he now save the planet from biodiversity loss?
Ford has been particularly involved in climate change issues and forest protection work, and has a Central American ant, the Pheidole harrisonfordi, named after him. He is also a helicopter pilot and has flown in the jungles of Venezuela and Columbia on behalf of Conservation International.
Ford is expected to be in Nagoya on Tuesday through Thursday to encourage a strong COP10 agreement on protection and preservation of the world's forests and marine areas.
May the forest be with you. And the oceans.
Harrison Ford (Born July 13, 1942) AP Photo(C) The Japan Times