Leonardo DiCaprio, Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth for ecosystem restoration in Australia
Philanthropists Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth, and Leonardo DiCaprio, celebrates Oscar winner and environmental activist, are committed to the protection and safeguard of life on earth. Particularly in Australia where, according to statistics, nearly 80,000 km2 went up in smoke and more than 2,000 houses were reduced to ashes despite the mobilization of nearly 1,400 firefighters in the face of endless fires.
Australia is on fire, without being under the media fire of the planet, because of the Coronavirus epidemic which has captured all eyes of the world, in its murderous race.
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But some American environmental activists and philanthropists have not diverted their attention to the environmental disaster in Australia. These include Oscar-winning actor Leonardo Dicaprio, philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs, CEO of Apple, and humanist Brian Sheth, co-founder and chairman of Vista Equity Partners, a private equity fund based in Austin, Texas.
Nearly 500 million animals wiped out
Through Earth Alliance, a new organization they founded and co-chair to help address the urgent threats to our planet’s survival systems, these three great figures have made their hearts speak out in the face of ruin and desolation. sown by the flames of interminable colossal and uncontrollable bushfires that have already killed nearly 500 million animals.
The famous actor from hit American drama romance “Titanic” Leonardo Dicaprio, Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth are involved in a fundraising campaign for the restoration and repopulation of ecosystems in this country. This is the Australia Wildfire Fund, an international response to bushfires and disasters across the country. Australia Wildfire Fund, was launched with a US $ 03 million commitment from Earth Alliance.
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Donations to Australia Wildfire Fund are managed by Global Wildlife Conservation, a non-profit organization. And according to Global Wildlife Conservation, 100% of donations will go directly to help local firefighting efforts; support affected local communities, save and recover wildlife.
The same donations will “implement long-term solutions to“ restore and repopulate unique ecosystems destroyed by forest fires ”. This by increasing “climate resilience and reducing the threat of future forest fires”.
“Actions on the ground will be implemented via Aussie Ark, Bush Heritage and WIRES Wildlife Rescue”, we learn from Global Wildlife Conservation.
It must be said. Earth Alliance is not its first response to disasters. Faced with the fires declared on August 25, 2019, in the Amazon in Brazil, Leonardo DiCaprio called for action. Earth Alliance has launched a $ 5 million emergency fund to help preserve this lung of the planet. The Oscar-winning American actor called on governments to act in concert and citizens to “Get involved, learn and contribute if they can,” according to Reuters.
#EarthAlliance has formed an emergency Amazon Forest Fund with $5m to focus critical resources for indigenous communities and other local partners working to protect the biodiversity of the Amazon against the surge of fires. Learn more & donate: https://t.co/uG2WoEoKqx pic.twitter.com/IbcubQCO4v
— Earth Alliance (@earthalliance) August 25, 2019
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