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Celebrate Ted Turner, the real life Captain Planet

We’re excited to announce that CNN’s Ted Turner: Captain Planet will premiere this weekend on both CNN International and CNN U.S.  The documentary piece, which is produced by CNN International (CNNI) and hosted by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, spotlights Ted’s pioneering conservation efforts across his properties and elsewhere.  

 

CPF is a public charity that raises 100% of its programmatic funding.
Donate today to help us empower more youth to be problem solvers for the planet!

 

“Save Everything.” An audacious goal to match the audacity of the man behind it – Ted Turner. Among all of his other forward-thinking, push-the-envelope ideas that have changed the world, in 1989, Ted Turner challenged one of his equally bold producers, Barbara Pyle, to create a superhero for the planet, a character that would become recognized globally as Captain Planet. Almost thirty years later, the Captain Planet Foundation is humbled and honored to continue advancing the legacy of Ted Turner and Captain Planet & the Planeteers by engaging and empowering young people to become problem solvers for the planet. We encourage everyone who believes in taking bold action for the future of the planet to tune into CNN this weekend to celebrate the accomplishments of the real life Captain Planet. 

 

Premiere Dates and Times (Eastern)*
Fri, 9/27 – 7am on CNN International
Sat, 9/28 – 3pm on CNN International
Sat, 9/28 – 9pm on CNN U.S.
Sun, 9/29 – 8pm on CNN International

*Check your local listings to ensure accuracy

 

About the Captain Planet Foundation
The Captain Planet Foundation has played a critical role in helping to ensure that the next generation of business leaders and policy makers are environmentally literate citizens who leverage technology and information to manage and protect the air, land, and water upon which all life depends.

CPF is a grant-making foundation that has funded over 2,700 hands-on environmental education projects with schools and non-profits that serve children in all 50 U.S. states and in 26 countries internationally. More than 1.6 million children have directly participated in and benefited from these educational projects. In addition to its Small Grants Program, the Captain Planet Foundation also operates the following programs: Project Learning Garden, the Leadership Center, SAGES, Project Hero, and many other science education initiatives that accelerate the intersections between technology, innovation, the environment and personal action.

CPF is a public charity that raises 100% of its programmatic funding.
Donate today to help us empower more youth to be problem solvers for the planet!

 

Watch the Trailer!

 

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