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Leonardo DiCaprio Donates $1M To Tiger Conservation

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Though he may be a bit late in getting to the show, Leonardo DiCaprio didn’t wait to release the good news that he’ll be donating $1M to the World Wildlife Fund for urgent tiger conservation efforts.

The 36-year-old actor was previously en route on Sunday to the International Tiger Summit in St. Petersburg when an engine on the Delta Boeing 767 he was taking shutdown; forcing an emergency landing at JFK. According to this latest release, DiCaprio still intends to attend the Summit which includes top politicians from over 13 countries — including India, China and Indonesia.

“Illegal poaching of tigers for their parts and massive habitat loss due to palm oil, timber and paper production are driving this species to extinction,” said DiCaprio. “If we don’t take action now, one of the most iconic animals on our planet could be gone in just a few decades. By saving tigers, we can also protect some of our last remaining ancient forests and improve the lives of indigenous communities.”

The international community is hoping to raise some $330 million to help fund conservation programs for the first five years of the 12-year plan. The goal is to reverse the declining rate, and to double the population by 2022, under the Global Tiger Initiative.

To learn more, hit the Save The Tigers Now website here.

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