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Matt Damon & Bezos Earth Fund Announce $10M Effort to Boost Safe Water Solutions

Matt Damon and his global non-profit Water.Org have teamed up with the Bezos Earth Fund to ensure more people have access to safe water and sanitation. The Hollywood star, along with with Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos and journalist Lauren Sanchez, have announced a $10 million grant from the Fund will go towards improving water infrastructure for…

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Scientists Name Newly Discovered Snake After Harrison Ford

A new species of snake discovered in Peru has been named after legendary actor and environmental advocate Harrison Ford.  According to a release from nonprofit Conservation International (of which Mr Ford is vice chair), the discovery of the Tachymenoides harrisonfordi was published in the Salamandra scientific journal today. The species of Slender Snake measures 16 inches…

Leonardo DiCaprio has announced a $200M commitment to support Brazil's efforts to save the Amazon rainforest. Here he is pictured smiling at a press event.

Leonardo DiCaprio Helps Launch $200M Fund To Protect Amazon Rainforest

Leonardo DiCaprio has announced the launch of a major fund to help protect the Amazon rainforest. And by major, we’re talking a $200 million commitment for the next four years. The Hollywood star and co-founder of Re:wild, an organisation working to protect and restore the environment, has teamed up with businessman Jeff Bezos’ Earth Fund as well…

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“Rainnfall Heat Wave Extreme Winter Wilson” is Highlighting the Global Impact of Melting Ice Caps

Rainn Wilson is going by the name Rainnfall Heat Wave Extreme Winter Wilson now – and there’s an important reason why. The Office alum has teamed up with scientists from Arctic Basecamp, to raise awareness about melting ice caps in the Arctic and how it impacts all of us around the world. In a video on Twitter,…

Patagonia Founder Yvon Chouinard Gives Away Company to Fight Climate Crisis

Yvon Chouinard, the founder of outdoor gear and clothing brand Patagonia, has announced he’s giving away his multi-billion dollar company to help fight the climate crisis. In an open letter published on the brand’s website, Chouinard explains that after nearly five decades, he and his family have shifted ownership to two entities: the Patagonia Purpose Trust…

Jason Momoa Shaves his Head to Raise Awareness About Cutting Out Single-Use Plastics

Jason Momoa’s long, wavy locks are gone! The Aquaman star, who also happens to be the United Nation Environment Programme’s Ambassador for Life Below Water, has shaved his head to spread awareness about the dangers of single-use plastics. “I’m tired of these plastic bottles, we gotta stop,” he says in an Instagram video, while a woman…

Jason Momoa smiling at the camera with brown shoulder-length, wavy hair, a moustache and short beard. He's wearing a black suit and has a cream-coloured beaded necklace on.

Jason Momoa Urges Global Leaders to “Act Now” to Protect Marine Biodiversity

Jason Momoa has an important message for our global leaders. The Aquaman star and recently appointed UNEP Advocate for Life Below Water is using his platform to urge those in power to do more to protect marine biodiversity in areas that aren’t regulated under national jurisdiction. “THE TIME TO ACT IS NOW,” Jason writes on his Instagram…

Jason Momoa Named UNEP’s Official Advocate for Life Below Water

Jason Momoa has landed an important new role! The Hollywood star has been named the official Advocate for Life Below Water by the United Nation’s Environment Programme (UNEP). What is that exactly? Well, it’ll involve Jason using his massive platform to champion the United Nations 14th sustainable development goal which is to conserve and promote…

Prince Harry Stars in Video Campaign for His Eco-Travel Firm, Travalyst

Prince Harry has got some acting skills! The Duke of Sussex has appeared in a tongue-in-cheek video campaign for Travalyst, the not-for-profit eco-travel firm he founded in 2019, to encourage travellers to think about sustainability when booking their holidays. The clip features Harry going for a run in a ‘Girl Dad’ tee when he’s stopped…

Charity Addressing Water Crisis in Indigenous Communities Thanks Blake Lively & Ryan Reynolds for $500k Donation

Water First, a charity addressing the water challenges Indigenous communities face across Canada, has thanked Hollywood stars and philanthropists Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds for a generous donation supporting their work. According to a release shared by the NGO, the couple gifted them $500,000 which will go towards skills training and education programs so that more young Indigenous…

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