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The Duke of Sussex was portrayed as a tribute to Guardsman Matthew Talbot, 22, of the Coldstream Guards, during a ceremony on day eight of the royal tour through Africa.

Prince Harry today laid a wreath at a memorial for a British soldier who was killed while protecting elephants against poachers in Malawi.

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The Duke of Sussex was portrayed as a tribute to Guardsman Matthew Talbot, 22, of the Coldstream Guards, during a ceremony on day eight of the royal tour through Africa.

Talbot died in Malawi & # 39; s Liwonde National Park on May 5 and was part of the British Army counter poaching team on his first operational deployment.

The patrol of armed British soldiers and African park rangers ran through tall grass when they disturbed an invisible herd of elephants.

One of them attacked Gdsm Talbot who died of his injuries shortly thereafter. No one else on the patrol was injured.

The Duke of Sussex was portrayed as a tribute to Guardsman Matthew Talbot, 22, of the Coldstream Guards, during a ceremony on day eight of the royal tour through Africa.

The Duke of Sussex was portrayed as a tribute to Guardsman Matthew Talbot, 22, of the Coldstream Guards, during a ceremony on day eight of the royal tour through Africa.

The Duke of Sussex meets British soldiers at the Coldstream Guards Guardsman Mathew Talbot memorial site in Malawi Liwonde National Park, on day eight of the royal tour through Africa
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The Duke of Sussex meets British soldiers at the Coldstream Guards Guardsman Mathew Talbot memorial site in Malawi Liwonde National Park, on day eight of the royal tour through Africa

The Duke of Sussex meets British soldiers at the Coldstream Guards Guardsman Mathew Talbot memorial site in Malawi Liwonde National Park, on day eight of the royal tour through Africa

It was previously announced that Prince Harry will today edit the National Geographic Instagram account to raise awareness of the role trees play in the Earth's ecosystem.

The duke will manage the magazine's social media platform to run a campaign called & # 39; Lookup & # 39; to launch and invite users to share their own photos of trees from around the world.

The prince will work with National Geographic photographers to mark native trees and how crucial they are to life on earth.

He will also share an image taken in Liwonde National Park, Malawi, where he unveils two initiatives to help preserve trees in the area.

Prince Harry helps a local schoolboy plant a tree in Chobe National Park on Day Four of the Royal Tour of Africa last Thursday

Prince Harry helps a local schoolboy plant a tree in Chobe National Park on Day Four of the Royal Tour of Africa last Thursday

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Prince Harry helps a local schoolboy plant a tree in Chobe National Park on Day Four of the Royal Tour of Africa last Thursday

It is because the prince insisted that protecting nature is fundamental to our survival. and not if & # 39; hippie & # 39; must be disposed of.

Harry is currently on the eighth day of his official tour in Africa.

Harry and Meghan have their own Instagram account, where they share charities and upload recent photos of their son Archie.

Buckingham Palace said that Harry & # 39; s passion for trees and forests & # 39; is inspired by the work he does on behalf of his grandmother, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. & # 39;

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The & # 39; Queens Commonwealth Canopy & # 39; was launched in 2015, when Commonwealth countries were invited to submit forests and national parks or plant trees to preserve in the name of the queen.

Nearly 50 countries are participating and have already dedicated native forest to conservation, or have committed to planting millions of new trees to combat climate change.

The Duke of Sussex gives a speech last night at a reception at the British High Commissioner & # 39; s Residence in Lilongwe, Malawi. He is currently on the eighth day of his official tour

The Duke of Sussex gives a speech last night at a reception at the British High Commissioner & # 39; s Residence in Lilongwe, Malawi. He is currently on the eighth day of his official tour

The Duke of Sussex gives a speech last night at a reception at the British High Commissioner & # 39; s Residence in Lilongwe, Malawi. He is currently on the eighth day of his official tour

Prince Harry arrived at Nalikule College of Education yesterday to learn about the CAMA network and how it supports young women in Malawi

Prince Harry arrived at Nalikule College of Education yesterday to learn about the CAMA network and how it supports young women in Malawi

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Prince Harry arrived at Nalikule College of Education yesterday to learn about the CAMA network and how it supports young women in Malawi

The Duke has launched 15 of the QCC projects around the world, including in the Caribbean, the UK, New Zealand, Australia and Tonga.

During the tour of their royal highness through Africa, two more national parks will participate in the project, as well as an initiative for planting trees with school children in Botswana.

It comes as Harry made suggestions that climate campaign & # 39; hippie & # 39; is in a plea for people to step up their efforts to protect the planet.

He said that people had to make progress to & # 39; greed, apathy and selfishness & # 39; and that it was essential to learn from past mistakes to protect the world's most valuable asset.

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He also warned about & # 39; huge ecosystems & # 39; fired in Africa, destroyed communities for short-term returns, and said that a & # 39; natural order & # 39; between humans and wildlife.

Writing in the Daily telegram from Malawi, Harry added: & # 39; This may sound hip to some. But we cannot afford a & # 39; she or we & # 39; mentality.

& # 39; People and animals and their habitats must fundamentally co-exist or within the next 10 years our problems around the world will become even more unmanageable.

& # 39; Nature teaches us the importance of a circular system, a system in which nothing is lost and where everything plays a role.

The Duke of Sussex poses with the CAMA choir during a visit to the Nalikule College of Education yesterday to find out more about the CAMA network

The Duke of Sussex poses with the CAMA choir during a visit to the Nalikule College of Education yesterday to find out more about the CAMA network

The Duke of Sussex poses with the CAMA choir during a visit to the Nalikule College of Education yesterday to find out more about the CAMA network

& # 39; If we interfere with it, instead of working with it, the system will fail.

& # 39; Conservation used to be a specialist area, driven by science.

& # 39; But now it is fundamental for our survival and we must overcome greed, apathy and selfishness if we want to make real progress. & # 39;

The column anticipated his visit to Malwi's Liwonde National Park on the eighth day of a tour of South Africa to prevent conservation and poaching.

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Harry said his role had given him the opportunity to meet, listen and learn from people living in the toughest conditions in the world and to understand what they desperately need to thrive & # 39; .

The duke also emphasized environmental disasters including overfishing and poaching of elephants and rhinos.

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