Ford is on the board of directors of Conservation International. He’s even received an award for his work on preserving the planet. In 1993, an arachnologist named a new species of spider Calponia harrisonfordi.

In 2002, an entomologist named a new ant species Pheidole harrisonfordi. Ford has been an advocate and spokesman promoting environmental preservation since 1992. He also began helping support archaeologists after the success of Indiana Jones.