Washington DC, July 15: Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCarprio is utilising his money to protect our planet as his foundation has given a massive 15 million US dollars for the cause.
In a press release, the 40-year-old reportedly said that the planet has been under destruction continuously and it could no longer be ignored.
Around 27 organisations working for “innovative and impactful conservation projects around the globe” received grants and additional money went to individual winners of the Goldman Environment Prize.
Beneficiaries include Wildlife Conservation Society, the International Fund for Animal Welfare, Save the Elephants, the Conservation Land Trust, Tree People, Oceans 5, and the World Wildlife Fund.
DiCaprio’s Foundation which started in 1998 and is “dedicated to the long-term health and wellbeing of all Earth’s inhabitants.”
(With Agency Inputs)