Leonardo DiCaprio pledges $43million to help rewild the Galapagos Islands

Leonardo DiCaprio has pledged $43 million to help restore wildlife in the Galápagos Islands. The actor’s own conservation charity, Re:wild, have teamed up with the Galápagos National Park Directorate, Island Conservation, and local communities to rewild the Galapagos Islands, which is home to 54 threatened species and is well-known for its diversity of wildlife and fauna. The Galapagos Islands, 563 miles (906km) west of Ecuador, … Continue reading Leonardo DiCaprio pledges $43million to help rewild the Galapagos Islands

Ice on Fire: New Leonardo DiCaprio-produced documentary focuses on solutions to climate crisis

Ice on Fire, a new documentary from producer and narrator Leonardo DiCaprio, is showcasing solutions that can slow down and even reverse climate change. The documentary, which is currently streaming on HBO, highlights firsthand accounts of people at the forefront of the climate crisis, with insights from scientists, farmers, innovators and others. Solutions to the climate crisis, the film argues, have predominantly focused on renewable … Continue reading Ice on Fire: New Leonardo DiCaprio-produced documentary focuses on solutions to climate crisis

Snoop Dogg and Ed Sheeran lend vocals to environmental song, Earth

The legendary Snoop Dogg and Ed Sheeran are among a number of musicians to have honed their vocals towards an environmental message for comedian and rapper’s Earth song and video. Earth – which was released ahead of Earth Day on Monday – brings much needed attention to the climate change crisis. The song and video, which were created to raise awareness and money for environmental … Continue reading Snoop Dogg and Ed Sheeran lend vocals to environmental song, Earth

Thai beach made famous by Leonardo DiCaprio movie, The Beach, to take a rest from visitors

The idyllic Thai beach which featured in the Leonardo DiCaprio movie, The Beach, is to temporarily close to all visitors annually to allow for the recovery of the battered coral reefs and sea life. Maya Bay, on Phi Phi Leh island in the Andaman Sea, will be closed to all visitors for four months annually starting this June. Thailand’s National Parks and Wildlife Department made the … Continue reading Thai beach made famous by Leonardo DiCaprio movie, The Beach, to take a rest from visitors