Your Environmentalist Zaddy Leo DiCaprio Just Made A Huge Pledge To Save The Amazon
Leonardo DiCaprio loves the planet and we simply must stan.
While the Amazon rainforest fires burn out of control - threatening the worlds ecosystem - many are left feeling helpless and overwhelmed by the gravity of the situation.
Huge areas of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil are burning at a record rate
Activists say it will only get worse, as the dry weather continues
— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) August 25, 2019
But thankfully there are some high profile figures who are using their status (and wealth) to not only shine a light but also they're forging ahead with some sizeable donations.
One such celeb is noted Environmentalist Zaddy, Leo DiCaprio, who has just pleged a hefty US$5 million after making the announcement on his Instagram account.
#Regram #RG @earthalliance #EarthAlliance, launched in July by @LeonardoDiCaprio, Laurene Powell Jobs, and Brian Sheth, has formed an emergency Amazon Forest Fund with a commitment of $5 million dollars to focus critical resources for indigenous communities and other local partners working to protect the life-sustaining biodiversity of the Amazon against the surge of fires currently burning across the region. Join Us. 100 percent of your donation will go to partners who are working on the ground to protect the Amazon. Earth Alliance is committed to helping protect the natural world. We are deeply concerned about the ongoing crisis in the Amazon, which highlights the delicate balance of climate, biodiversity, and the wellbeing of indigenous peoples. To learn more or to donate, please visit ealliance.org/amazonfund (see link in bio) Photos: @chamiltonjames, @danielbeltraphoto 2017
Along with Laurene Powell Jobs, and Brian Sheth, the trio have created an "emergency Amazon Forest Fund" which will "focus critical resources for indigenous communities and other local partners working to protect the life-sustaining biodiversity of the Amazon against the surge of fires currently burning across the region."
They are also encouraging members of the public to make donations of which 100 percent will go exactly where it is needed.
Now let's do our bit and try to stop this terrifying situation before it's too late.
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