Prince Harry: To Save the Planet, I'll Have a Maximum of THIS Many Kids

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Longtime fans of the Duchess were thrilled to see Meghan Markle's British Vogue takeover.

Within the magazine's pages, Prince Harry sat down with the legendary conservationist, Dr. Jane Goodall.

They spoke about the state of the world, concerns for the future, and Harry's strict limit on how many children he might have.

Markle and Prince

Prince Harry interviewed Dr. Jane Goodall for British Vogue's September issue -- an issue that his wife secretly guest-edited.

"We are the one species on this planet that seems to think that this place belongs to us, and only us," Harry remarks.

Goodall agrees and remarks that humanity will likely continue to feud over resources, commenting that the state of the world is "terrifying."

She shares her suspicion that Harry has grown more anxious about the world, not less, since welcoming baby Archie into the world.

"Well, it does make it different, doesn’t it?" the famed conservationist prompts him.

Walking Away... Together

"It does make it different,” Harry confirms.

“I think, weirdly, because of the people that I’ve met and the places that I’ve been fortunate enough to go to," he adds. "I’ve always had a connection and a love for nature."

"I view it differently now, without question," Harry expresses.

"But I’ve always wanted to try and ensure that, even before having a child and hoping to have children…" he begins.

This is where Dr. Goodall cuts him off, interjecting: "Not too many!"

Baby Sussex

"Two, maximum!" Harry acknowledges.

That is extremely sensible for a number of reasons.

"But I’ve always thought: this place is borrowed," he shares.

"And, surely, being as intelligent as we all are, or as evolved as we all are supposed to be," Harry suggests.

In his very correct view: "We should be able to leave something better behind for the next generation."


Dr. Goodall says that it was immediately clear to her that Harry was interested in conservation efforts.

"We talked about Roots and Shoots and I said, ‘Of course you’re interested now, you have a baby,’ and he said, ‘Of course!’" she recalls.

"When you bring a child into the world, you have to worry about the future," Goodall points out.

"If we don’t make change, we don’t have a future," she reasons. "It’s as simple as that."

Dr. Goodall also had the privilege of visiting baby Archie at Frogmore Cottage and has shared her assessment of him.

"He’s very cute and very gentle," she praises of the royal baby.

Archie Harrison

As we mentioned earlier, Meghan Markle was the secret guest editor for the issue.

"I was about five months pregnant when this process began," Meghan wrote.

She continued: "and by the time you hold this issue in your hands, my husband and I will be holding our three-month-old baby boy in ours."

“It’s a very special time for me personally, on so many levels," Meghan gushed.

The Duchess continued: "working with Edward and his team, both during my pregnancy and my maternity leave, has played no small part in that joy."

She concluded: "It has been a privilege to be welcomed and supported by this amazing team."

A Royal Creation

Notably, this interview is not the first time that Prince Harry has put his foot down about the idea of raising a small army of offspring.

Back in July of 2018, in Dublin, a 43-year-old woman named Elaine Adam-Stewart told Harry her story.

“My husband also has red hair and he gave me five children," she told him, asking: "When are you and Meghan going to get going?"

Adam-Stewart recalled: "He laughed and said, ‘Five children? -- too many.’"

He's right. While everyone has some degree of environmental impact, people of tremendous wealth tend to have a much larger carbon footprint.

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