The famous Hollywood actor, Leonardo DiCaprio, recently donated about $ 15 million to pay bonuses to participants in various environmental campaigns. And this impressive amount is actually a drop in the ocean. Because the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, founded by an actor and philanthropist, has been conducting various events for 20 years aimed at saving animals, plants and the world around us.
Charity in the West is a favorite hobby of wealthy people, a legitimate way to launder money, finance controversial projects and underground enrichment. However, in the case of the DiCaprio Foundation, the first place is really the concern for the environment and the animals living in it. For example, you can recall the efforts of DiCaprio to combat deforestation in Guatemala, cleaning the seabed of the Greek island of Andres, the redemption of young wild animals that were bred for hunting and hunting dogs. All this costs money and therefore it is not surprising that the actor constantly transfers large sums to his fund.
The last tranche, about $ 15 million, went to Africa. A giraffe protection program was successfully funded there – these amazing huge creatures are close to extinction. The money went to what people call “let’s say no to hunting,” and although there are fears that part of the money will be wasted, the result is obvious. Since the transfer of funds to today in the Congo Valley, not a single case of poaching has been recorded. And that means a lot to the wildlife.