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The Hollywood star is concerned over the situation in Yakutia. Video

  • Published in Nature

“Recently, thermometers broke when temperatures reached near-record in the Siberian village of #Oymyakon (Republic of Sakha), known as the coldest inhabited place on Earth. The estimated temperature that night was around -62℃ (-111.6°F). Locals said they haven't recorded such levels in the past 15 years. #climatechange is posing a real threat to local people's lives and life structures, changing the soils, the fauna and the flora.”

This was written on Instagram account of famous American actor Leonardo DiCaprio. His concern with the changing world climate is due to the fact that DiCaprio is the founder of a charitable foundation for the preservation of the ecological environment of our planet. In 1998, Leonardo DiCaprio established his foundation with the mission of protecting the world’s last wild places. Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF) implements solutions that help restore balance to threatened ecosystems, ensuring the long-term health and well-being of all Earth’s inhabitants. Since that time the LDF has worked on some of the most pressing environmental issues of our day.

DiCaprio attached a small fragment from a documentary about Oimyakon village.