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Leonardo DiCaprio Pledges $5 Million to Help Amazon Fires

Leonardo DiCaprio Pledges $5 Million to Help Amazon Fires

Leonardo DiCaprio‘s Earth Alliance foundation is committing $5 million to help with the Amazon rainforest fires.

The organization’s emergency Amazon Forest Fund, which launched on Sunday (August 25), is attempting to assist local partners and indigenous communities in protecting the Amazon.

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“100 percent of your donation will go to partners who are working on the ground to protect the Amazon,” Leonardo‘s Instagram post reads. “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.”

See Leonardo DiCaprio‘s full post here.

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