This guy has big things going on that have nothing to do with his acting career!
Leonardo DiCaprio has joined with a New York City based developer to create an eco-conscious resort from a small island off of the coast of Belize, and it's being hailed as a groundbreaking move that will help restore the island.
The island is called Blackadore Caye and is 104 acres of unpopulated land that has gone through a lot of deterioration from an eroding coastline. So basically this project will help restore the ecosystem of the island and it sounds like Leo is super excited to get this project underway!
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Here's what he said he first felt when he saw and later bought the island almost a decade ago. He said
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Leave it to Natalie Portman to not only have a secret wedding, but a wedding that both reflected her Jewish faith and his Frenchiness — while being completely vegan!
Actually, the whole thing was super eco. Like, instead of having flowers flown in, the ceremony featured wildflowers indigenous to the Big Sur coast.
Oh, and the menu was strictly vegan in keeping with the her diet.
They didn't even have a wedding cake; instead the couple opted for
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First sunnies and now shoes!
Gucci is launching a new line of eco-friendly shoes made out of biodegradable plastic called Sustainable Soles.
The shoes will be available in ballerina flats for ladies in colors like blush, taupe, black, and Marola Green.
For the fellas, Gucci's offering low- and high-top sneakers with bio-rubber soles and vegetable tanned calfskin. They'll also feature a Gucci logo on the tongue that's printed in green on a recycled polyester label.
Gucci's green soles are expected to walk into stores at the end of June.
[Image courtesy of WWD.]
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Perezitos.com's baby expert and party planner Amy Malin brings you some eco friendly fashion ideas that will get you looking good and doing good simultaneously!
Watch the video (above) for amazing advice on how to look great while being kind to the planet at the same time.
For more parenthood tips, follow Amy at @TrueheartEvents and don't forget, U can always email US at Tips@Perezitos.com!
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People INSIDE the cars aren't the only worry anymore for Volvo!
The clever car makers are launching their new airbag system that actually protects pedestrians if they're struck by the vehicle!
The new system is available in the 2013 V40 model, and if you look at the pic (above), you'll see that it's under the hood. It will inflate in a few hundredths of a second to cover around a third of the windshield.
It's only launched at speeds between 12 to 31 mph.
Unfortunately there are unavoidable situations where this would need to deploy, but we'd much rather people drive cautiously than to ever need to rely on this!
The system's seven sensors are located at the front of the vehicle. They can actually detect legs — and if they detect them, everything launches automatically!
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Eli Manning is doing his part by launching the new Limited Edition Citizen Eco-Drive Perpetual Chrono A-T Watch, which is such a mouthful that we're just going to call it the Eli Manning Time Keeper Thing.
It's being limited as to hopefully boost the money that comes in to help out! $30,000 dollars was already given to the March of Dimes!
The watch looks pretty cool, but the question is: can you wear it while playing football??
Ha! Hope it all goes well! Check out the pics below!
[Image via WENN.]
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Is there anything that JT isn't good at?? We submit that there isn't!
He's won all kinds of awards, but nothing quite like this — the EMA Futures Award!
It was at the Environmental Media Association Awards at Warner Bros. studios in Burbank, California last night and was awarded for his commitment to the environment and 'just hitting [his/her] stride in terms of environmental commitment and activism.'
Such a good and important award to win!
You should take us golfing on the eco-friendly golf course you own in Tennessee, JT!!
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