Royal tour: Prince Harry condemns plastic pollution on beach in Australia
Prince Harry has spoken out about the detrimental impact of plastic pollution, condemning the effect that “fast fashion” is having on the environment.
The Duke of Sussex was on South Melbourne beach with the Duchess of Sussex at the time as part of their royal tour in Australia.
The couple took part in a beach clean alongside volunteers from BeachPatrol, an organisation that aims to reduce the amount of litter found on the coastline.
Prince Harry expressed his disdain over the volume of litter that they found on the beach during their clean.
“There is literally plastic everywhere,” he said. “And you know, micro-plastics are a real problem, especially the micro-plastics from fast fashion”.
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