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The Prince of Wales, heir to the British throne, has founded an international project against ecological disaster, the International Sustainability Unit.

Prince Charles has long been involved in environmental issues and warned last year that there were less than 100 months left to avoid irreversible damage due to climate change.

The unit aims to address the depletion of the world’s natural capital by helping to create a consensus as to the best ways to enhance long-term food, water and energy security.

–Spokesman for Prince Charles

Besides climate change, other environmental issues close to the Prince’s heart include rainforest conservation, stopping overfishing, the preservation of ecosystems and promoting sustainable agriculture.

Read more on this story in the Telegraph:

Prince of Wales opens new front in global warming fight

Additional resources:

The Prince’s Charities International Sustainability Unit

About The Author: Graham Land

Greenfudge editor and London-based writer Graham Land grew up in the suburbs of Washington, DC, where he was part of the local hardcore punk scene, playing in several bands. Through this musical movement he became involved in grass roots interests such as anti-racist activism, animal rights and Ecology. In 2000 he relocated to Europe, eventually earning an MA from Malmö University in Sweden. He has also lived in Japan, Ireland, Portugal and Greece.


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