Saving ‘30 Hills’ in Sumatra
Over the last four years, LDF has been actively working with a team of creative and strategic partners to permanently protect 30 Hills, the last and largest remaining block of lush, lowland tropical rainforest that earned Sumatra its name – the “Emerald of the Equator."
Debt-for-Nature Swap in Seychelles Mission
The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation led investments to support the Nature Conservancy in the world's first debt swap aimed at ocean conservation and climate resiliency.
TreePeople: Urban Forestry and Water Harvesting in Los Angeles
TreePeople’s Urban Forestry Initiative focuses on increasing LA’s overall tree canopy and building climate resiliency through tree planting, water catchment, and conservation mapping working with volunteers at the community level.
Through collaborative partnerships, we support innovative projects that protect vulnerable wildlife from extinction, while restoring balance to threatened ecosystems and communities. Our work is divided into six main program areas – Wildlands Conservation, Oceans Conservation, Climate Change, Indigenous Rights, Transforming California, and Innovative Solutions.Explore Our Programs