Among Ford's green carpet honors for conservation are the 2002 Environmental Citizen Awards, ICCF Good Steward Award, and The World Ecology Award. The actor has also served on the board for Conservation International for over a decade. Back at home in Jackson, Wyoming, he donated 400 acres of his own property for conservation easement to the Jackson Hole Land Trust.
Don't think the third richest movie star in Hollywood is just writing checks and shaking hands Ford's been known to police over the Hudson River in his helicopter, in an effort to crack down on polluters.
Says Ford of the importance of biodiversity, "When we protect the places where the processes of life can flourish, we strengthen not only the future of medicine, agriculture and industry, but also the essential condition for peace and prosperity."