$261 Million Donated to Save Rainforest Hot Spots

$261 Million Donated to Save Rainforest Hot Spots

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Forest stream deep green Tasmania  DSEWPaC-attributionThe largest gift ever to a private conservation group was pledged to Conservation International by Intel Corp. cofounder Gordon Moore, 72, and his wife. $261 million was designated to help end plant and animal extinction in the world’s 25 “hotspots” and to protect tropical rainforest areas in Amazonia, New Guinea and the Congo.

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