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Leonardo DiCaprio Is Helping Save The World One Good Cause At A Time

Could he be any cooler?

31/10/2016 10:19 AM AEDT | Updated 31/10/2016 10:31 AM AEDT
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What a man.

Educating the world about climate change and helping feed the homeless are all in a month's work for everyone's favourite lothario Leonardo DiCaprio.

On Sunday night, his documentary Before The Flood debuted on the National Geographic Channel, aiming to educate viewers about the issue of climate change and pave the way for a better future.

"In the documentary Before the Flood, Leonardo DiCaprio aims to educate viewers about the ominous circumstances that carry global impacts and to lead the charge for change," takepart reports.

The doco follows DiCaprio across the globe -- in it he talks to world heavyweights Barack Obama and Pope Francis as well as a number of scientists and conservationists.

"We must work together as a collective voice to demand major action now. Our very survival depends on it," DiCaprio said.

"We keep getting inundated with catastrophic news about the environment every single day. And the problem seems to be getting worse and worse and worse.

"Try to have a conversation with anyone about climate change and people just seem to tune out," he said.

In the film he travels the world to places such as the Arctic Circle, China, India and Miami to explore the real life impact of climate change on our world.

What's even more inspiring is that every use of #BeforeTheFlood across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram between October 24 and November 18 will go towards helping DiCaprio's cause.

"Century Fox and National Geographic will together donate $1 to Pristine Seas and $1 to the Wildlife Conservation Society, up to $50,000 to each organisation," National Geographic said.

If saving the world from climate change wasn't enough, DiCaprio is also doing his bit to help support the homeless in Scotland.

DiCaprio has teamed up with non-for-profit restaurant Home in Edinburgh and is asking people to donate £5 per entry in order to win a date with him.

"The restaurant provides those in need with free meals, as well as giving homeless people jobs and the training they need to get back on their feet and really break the cycle," according to website itison.com

There's one catch, the winner has to get to Edinburgh which TBH seems like quite a minor deal in gaining a date with DiCaprio.

The date will take place on November 17.

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