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Leonardo DiCaprio Puts His Money Where His Mouth Is And Donates $15M To Protect The Environment

Saving planet Earth one day at a time.

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Today the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation on behalf of the actor donated $15 million in grants to aid global conservation efforts.

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Leo has always been a huge ally to the environment and he said in a press release, "The destruction of our planet continues at a pace we can no longer afford to ignore.”

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The press release also said that, since 2010, the Foundation has funded more than 70 high-impact projects in more than 40 countries across the globe.

To celebrate the occasion Leo uploaded his first-ever selfie to Instagram.

To find out more about how the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation is helping the environment, check out its website.