Ian Somerhalder is known primarily for his steely blue gaze and starring role in The Vampire Diaries, but did you know that the star is also a passionate environmental activist? In 2010, Somerhalder launched the Ian Somerhalder Foundation (ISF), which empowers young people to start environmental projects—which is why we’ve named him one of this year’s Conde Nast Traveler Visionaries. He talks more about his foundation in the video.
“The Vampire Diaries” star Ian Somerhalder gets all dirty and wet for a photo spread in the September issue of Conde Nast Traveler. The magazine honors Somerhalder with its Visionaries 2013 award for environmental activism.