28 Jul '11, 4pm

if you agree with actor @IanSomerhalder's message to Congress: U.S. Must Take Lead in #Conservation (via @ecorazzi)

if you agree with actor @IanSomerhalder's message to Congress: U.S. Must Take Lead in #Conservation (via @ecorazzi)

Ian Somerhalder , everyone’s favorite vampire (move over Rob Pattinson ), has a busy day planned. Late last night he tweeted , “Just getting home from work. Nap, put suit on, mad dash to DC, testify b4 [email protected], lunch w/ a few senators them back on plane to Atl…Whoa.” So far his to-do list is on track. This morning, along with several other environmentalists, he implored Congress to help fund species conservation. He was speaking in particular about H.R. 50, the Multinational Species Conservation Funds Reauthorization Act of 2011 , which would reauthorize several conservation acts from the 1990s . The actor-activist spoke about the protection of numerous species, including tigers, rhinoceroses, elephants, marine turtles and great apes. He focused on the United States’ role in protecting these species . ”Looking around the world at these wildlife, it’s abundantly clear...

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2011/07/28/ian-somerhalder-to-con...

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