The richest man in the world donates a billion dollars annually to protect the earth!

Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man, has donated $1 billion to participate in efforts to protect land, seas and biodiversity.

Iflscience stated that the Bezos Earth Fund pledged to donate about one billion dollars annually to activists, scientists and other groups working to address the climate crisis in the world, with a total donation of 10 billion dollars by 2030, and protecting 30% of the land and sea in an attempt to prevent extinction. collective.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, US Special Presidential Climate Envoy John Kerry and United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed have all directed support for Bezos's initiative to protect the Earth.

Earlier, the founder of Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos announced his intention to donate $ 200 million with the aim of spreading space education.

And Forbes Middle East reported that Bezos decided to donate this amount days before his plans to launch into space on a ship designed by his company for rockets, "Blue Origin."

The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, in Washington, is expected to receive $70 million to renovate its building with more advanced technology, while the rest of the $130 million will go toward launching a new science and engineering-focused educational center connected to a museum that will bear the Bezos name.

"It was part of our long-term vision, but we didn't have the resources to make it happen," said Smithsonian Institution trustee Lonnie Bunch. "Now we have the potential to make it happen, to make it a hub that helps deliver STEM to underserved audiences and rural communities."

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