Activists Urge Prince Charles To Go Vegan On Recent Athens Trip

The group pled with Prince Charles to live compassionately
Prince Charles
The activists chanted 'please go vegan' to the Prince (Photo: Facebook)

A group of activists lobbied Charles, Prince of Wales, to 'go vegan' on his recent trip to Greece with partner Camilla.

'Go vegan'

While the primary cause for the royal trip appeared to be their visit to the Commonwealth War Graves in Athens, the pair had an unexpected run in with a group of activists.

Smiling advocates waved from a balcony in royal view, holding a banner that read: "CHARLES, GO VEGAN! COMPASSION LOOKS GREAT ON YOU!"

Their demonstration also included a chant, in which they said: "Please, Charles, please go vegan."

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
Prince Harry and fiancé Meghan Markle are reportedly eating a more plant-heavy diet (Photo: Facebook)

Royal efforts

During the trip, when sharing coffee with locals, Charles reportedly refused a straw as part of his effort to reduce plastic use.

Charles is not the only royal showing signs of an environmental conscience, however, as Prince Harry and fiancé Meghan Markle are reportedly both leaning toward a vegan diet.  

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Emily Court is a passionate ethical vegan from Eastern Canada. She is a Challenge 22 Mentor, Digital Writer, and experienced animal advocate driven by issues of animal liberation and social justice. She studied at Dalhousie University, where her thesis highlighted intercultural and gender relations. She is an established public speaker, writer, and world traveller with a drive to provide a voice to those who might not otherwise have one. You can follow her on Instagram @emily.j.court or on Twitter @_EmilyJCourt_.

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