Celebrities have always remained at the forefront in fighting for environmental issues. On this world environment day, you will be surprised to know that these celebs have done a huge contribution to protect the environment and their humanitarian work is deserving of praise. Here is a list of five celebrities who have contributed much to save environment.
1. Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan is one of the prominent faces of Swachh Bharat campaign, and is known to celebrate the Earth Hour, by switching off lights of his house for an hour, from past few years.
2. Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt has not only performed on the big screen but has shown the world that he has much more to offer beyond his acting. Pitt has been actively involved in several projects and has led activist campaigns to help those in need around the world.
3. Dia Mirza
Dia Mirza has also contributed much to protect and save environment as she has been working for habitat preservation and wildlife protection. The 35-year-old actor has also replaced plastic with glass and ceramics, and believes that every individual has a key role to play in conserving the environment.
4. Gul Panag
Actress, model-turned-politician and a former ‘Miss India’ Gul Panag has contributed much for humanity. Besides working in movies, she has involved in number of social causes. Gul Panag established her own NGO called Colonel Shamsher Singh Foundation which works on various sectors including education and disaster management.
5. Angelina Jolie
Ace Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has done tremendous work as a humanitarian activist to protect natural resources over the years. The actor has travelled in more than 20 countries like Sierra Leone, Afghanistan, Iraq, Bosnia and Haiti among many others. She has donated close to $8 million and helped the people who were in need.