Ian Somerhalder in Louisiana to help out with oil spill disaster
Those of you following Ian Somerhalder on Twitter (@iansomerhalder) know the Gulf oil spill has has hit close to home. Right now he’s in Louisiana helping raise awareness of the disaster’s devastating effects on local wildlife. According to ABC26.com, he’s shooting public service announcements for the St. Tammany Humane Society’s “Partnering for Pelicans” program and the Audobon Aquarium.
“This is the worst way to learn this lesson and I hate that it happened right here in our back yard- but I think we now know that with things like this, we have to start protecting our environment,” says Somerhalder.
Vampire Diaries Brasil has photos from Ian’s visit with the Humane Society.
You can find more information on helping and/or donating to St. Tammany Humane Society here and the Audobon Aquarium here. For more information on the various ways you can donate or help, visit the National Wildlife Federation’s post: How You Can Help Wildlife Impacted by the BP Oil Spill.