25 Apr '11, 4pm

'Vampire Diaries' Star Ian Somerhalder Saves Over 300 Acres Of Forest

'Vampire Diaries' Star Ian Somerhalder Saves Over 300 Acres Of Forest

Did you know that Vampire Diaries star Ian Somerhalder is in the works to play Captain Planet in a live-action movie?? Okay, that’s not actually happening. But he is playing a real life Captain Planet with the work he’s accomplishing through the Ian Somerhalder Foundation . The non-profit is dedicated to helping the environment and championing animal rights causes. We told you about his efforts against sled dog cruelty in British Columbia, and now the foundation is focused on a new cause: deforestation. “We have to stop cutting these forests,” Somerhalder said . “We must answer the question: Where and how will we get the resources that we need out of those forests?” The foundation recently teamed up with Conservation International to save over 300 acres of forest. And in terms of future projects, it looks like goals will include reforestation, conservation, biodiversity, a...

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