Monthly Newsletter
July 2017
Announcing the 2017 LDF Online Auction

The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation is excited to announce its 2017 Online Auction to benefit our grantmaking programs. Over 100 unique items, incredible experiences, and exceptional pieces of art are available to preview until August 9th, and bidding is open from August 10th through August 23rd.
Click Here to View the Online Auction
News and Trends
Photo courtesy of IUCN.

President Macron announces Global Pact for the Environment

President Macron is quickly becoming the new face of global climate leadership. He recently hosted a summit of world leaders including former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, IUCN President Zhang Xinsheng, and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to propose an ambitious draft “Global Pact for the Environment.” This legal Pact will serve as a basis for a new UN treaty to define fundamental environmental rights for humanity. Read More >

Creative Commons, 2011.

California generates new energy record

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, California generated 40% of all the state’s energy from solar energy for three consecutive hours recently, achieving a new energy record. Even for a state used to setting renewable power records, it was a milestone.  Read More >

LDF Grantee Spotlights
Creative Commons: Laura Wolf. 

Defenders of Wildlife

LDF has partnered with the Pacific Wolf Coalition and Defenders of Wildlife to help in the recovery of the iconic Mexican Gray wolf. Both groups are proactively working with ranchers and other stakeholders to reduce wolf-livestock conflict and provide real and practical solutions so wolf populations can continue to grow and thrive. Read more >

Photo courtesy of National Park Service. 

National Park Service

According to the National Park Service, mountain lions in the Santa Monica Mountains may face extinction in the next 50 years. LDF has funded grantee National Park Service's GPS collar tracking study to conserve and protect the threatened mountain lion population in the greater Los Angeles area. Read more >

Support LDF in our mission to protect the long-term health and well-being of all Earth’s inhabitants by making a donation today. 
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