Prince Harry Overview
Henry Charles Albert David, popularly known as Prince Harry, was the second and youngest son of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Diana, Princess of Wales. When he was born he became third in line after his father and elder brother Prince William, Duke of Cambridge to succeed his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II to the British throne. He attended schools in the UK and graduated from Eton College. He then went to Africa and Argentina, served an orphanage in Lesotho and a cattle station in Australia. Returning to the UK, he joined RMA Sandhurst to undergo officer training and upon its completion he was commissioned as Cornet in the Blues and Royals. He served a tour of duty in Afghanistan in 2007-2008 where he was secretly deployed as a Forward Air Controller. He left the army as a Captain in 2015 and was also a patron of several charities.
Prince Harry was in an on-and-off relationship with Zimbabwean national Chelsy Davy from 2004 to 2010 and became romantically associated with British actress Cressida Bonas in 2012, but the two parted ways amicably in 2014. Then, he started dating American actress Meghan Markle in 2016, which was confirmed by Kensington Palace on November 8, 2016. Their relationship grew stronger over the months and the couple soon became engaged. On 19 May 2018, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle got married in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. The Archbishop of Canterbury officiated at the wedding.
Promoted Environmental Activists
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, promoted environmental activists in an Instagram post. From the Sussex Royal account, along with pictures of activists and nature, the royal pair said in the posted that as a continuation of their monthly social awareness approach to shine a light on the accounts that were working towards positive change, for the month of July they turn their attention to the environment. There was a ticking clock to protect our planet for ourselves and for future generations. Prince Harry also said in the post that environmental damage has been treated as a necessary by-product of economic growth. So deeply ingrained is this thinking that it has been considered part of the natural order that humankind's development comes at the expense of our planet. Only now are we starting to notice and understand the damage that we have been causing.
Combated The Climate Crisis
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, announced via their Archewell site that they will work to reach net zero carbon emissions by the end of this decade. Began the statement on the site, referring to the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, all of Archewell, led by The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, share their pledge towards a more sustainable future by becoming net zero by 2030. The statement continues that now, with the tools provided by partner organizations, they know that they can all do better.
Among the partners who will be informing Prince Harry and Meghan Mrkle were the Duke's nonprofit organization Travalyst and the Ethic, the sustainable investing platform the couple recently partnered with to focus their investments in support of a low-carbon economy. The Sussexes have been taking on a more vocal role for political and environmental advocacy since stepping back from royal duties in 2020, with Meghan recently penning an open letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to advocate for nationalized paid parental leave.