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Paul Allen’s Environmental Legacy Lives On

Paul Allen’s Environmental Legacy Lives On

The world lost an important environmental icon on Monday with the passing of Paul G. Allen. He died from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in Seattle, according to his company Vulcan Inc. He was 65. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates and owned the Seattle Seahawks and Portland Trail Blazers, was also […]

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    Leonardo DiCaprio Meets With Donald Trump to Talk Green Jobs

    Leonardo DiCaprio Meets With Donald Trump to Talk Green Jobs

    Leonardo DiCaprio and Terry Tamminen, the CEO of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF), met with Donald Trump and his advisors including daughter Ivanka Trump on Wednesday at Trump Tower in New York to discuss how green jobs can revitalize the economy. “We presented the President-elect and his advisors with a framework—which LDF developed in consultation […]

    Leonardo DiCaprio: ‘We Are the Last Generation That Has a Chance to Stop Climate Change’

    Leonardo DiCaprio: ‘We Are the Last Generation That Has a Chance to Stop Climate Change’

    Leonardo DiCaprio‘s eponymous foundation held its star-studded third annual fundraising gala in St. Tropez, France last night, setting a new fundraising record. This year’s glittering gala raised nearly $45 million for environmental causes.Getty Nearly $45 million was raised to support the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation‘s mission of preserving the environment and all of Earth’s inhabitants. The […]

    Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Awards $15.6 Million in Largest-Ever Round of Environmental Grants

    Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Awards $15.6 Million in Largest-Ever Round of Environmental Grants

    In a historic announcement, the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF) awarded the largest portfolio of environmental grants in the foundation’s history. The foundation awarded a total of $15.6 million in grants, including $7,631,508 for wildlife and habitat conservation; $2,525,000 for ocean conservation; $2,100,000 to protect indigenous rights; $2,085,000 to support innovative solutions to the world’s problems; […]