Princess Eugenie makes a passionate plea as she celebrates her third wedding anniversary with husband Jack Brooksbank. Read more…
Princess Eugenie launched a passionate plea, urging the public to protect Earth’s oceans. As Ambassador of the Blue Marine Foundation, the Royal – who celebrates it third wedding anniversary Tuesday – co-wrote an article for Spear’s Magazine, hailing the ocean as “the best natural solution we have to climate change on the planet”.
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In the article, co-authored with Clare Brook, CEO of Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE), Princess Eugenie praises the work being done on Ascension Island, an overseas territory of the United Kingdom located in 1,000 miles off the African coast.
“If the rest of the world followed Ascension’s lead, we could see fish stocks recovering and carbon-absorbing habitats reviving within a few years, all with the potential to mitigate climate change,” a- he added. the article reads.
“There is only one ocean. The challenges it faces are unfortunately man-made and most can be solved if we act now. If we work together to protect it, the ocean will protect us – for life.”
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The volcanic island measures just 88 square kilometers and has around 800 inhabitants, but an initiative there – supported by the Blue Marine Foundation and its partners in the Great British Oceans Coalition – to protect 99.5% of the waters of the island shows how marine habitats can be successfully restored to health.
Princess Eugenie and Jack welcomed little August in February
The plea comes as Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank mark their anniversary; they said “yes” to St George’s Chapel on October 12, 2018.
It was a special year for the couple, having welcomed her little boy August Philip Hawke Brooksbank February 9. Since birth, the Queen’s granddaughter has been sharing updates about her son on her personal Instagram account.
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