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Leonardo DiCaprio Throws $7 Million Into the Ocean

Leonardo DiCaprio the famous Hollywood actor and longtime environmental activist pledges to donate $7 Million towards Ocean conservation projects within the next two years.


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Leonardo DiCaprio before he became an actor, wanted to be a marine biologist. Also, he likes to dive in his spare time and he has seen “endless underwater utopia” turn to bleached coral reefs and massive dead zones especially off the coast of the Australian Great Barrier Reef. So, he has has already contributed $3 million to non-profit marine conservation group Oceana.

Help Protect Our Ocean

Whether you live on the coast or hours from the closest beach, we all depend on the ocean. The ocean is critical to maintaining life on Earth, contributing to our livelihoods and our well-being. Yet, the ocean is facing significant challenges, such as unsustainable fishing practices, marine pollution, and ocean acidification. The good news is that there are solutions.

Watch Secretary John Kerry explain what you can do to create a healthier ocean.

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