Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation gives $3 million grant to save tigers

Actor DiCaprio waves to supporters as he arrives for a photocall to promote the movie "Shutter Island" at Berlinale in BerlinActor Leonardo DiCaprio's conservation foundation has awarded a $3 million grant to the World Wildlife Fund to help Nepal increase its tiger population. The WWF said on Thursday that the money from the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, set up by the 39-year-old star of "The Great Gatsby" and the upcoming film "The Wolf of Wall Street," will be used for an initiative to double the number of tigers in Nepal by 2022 – the next Chinese year of the tiger. nowhere is that more evident than in Nepal," Carter Roberts, the president and CEO of the WWF, said in a statement.

November 21, 2013 11:16 pm

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