Sunday, 24 November 2013

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Pledges $3 Million for Tiger Conservation

The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has awarded $3 million to the World Wildlife Fund to aid the organization's efforts to protect vulnerable populations of wild tigers in Nepal.

The grant will be used to fund tiger conservation projects in the Terai Arc Landscape, an area near the foothills of the Himalayas that is made up of 11 trans-border protected ecosystems between Nepal and India. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) aims to double the number of tigers in Nepal by the year 2022, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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