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Leonardo DiCaprio’s Earth Alliance to Donate $3 Million to Australia Fire Relief

Leonardo DiCaprio‘s environmental organization Earth Alliance has committed to donating $3 million to support the Australia Wildfire Fund, which will help with an “international response to the catastrophic bushfires.”

He announced the news on Instagram, writing:

Earth Alliance launched the Australia Wildfire Fund to handle the donation, while also soliciting help from others. Per the fund’s website, 100 percent of donations will go directly to local firefighting efforts, support for affected communities and wildlife rescue operations. Donations will also go toward the implementation of “long-term solutions to restore and repopulate unique ecosystems destroyed by the wildfires, increasing climate resilience and reducing the threat of future wildfires.”