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UN Experts: Gold, Diamonds Fund Conflict In Central African Republic
LOOK: Your Computer Helps Fund Child Soldiers In Congo
Kavitha A. Davidson
Zimbabwe's Disappearing Diamonds
Canadian Diamonds Hardly in the Rough!
Canada is often known for its clean environment, respect for nature and the unkempt wilderness. This appreciation for all things natural has manifested itself in a specific outlet - diamonds.
Embarrassment of Riches: Conflict Diamond Regulation Breaks Down
In These Times and CultureStrike
The catchphrase "blood diamond" doesn't tell the whole story of injustices embedded in the world's mines, which systematically devalue the lives of men, women and children in the pursuit of the Earth's riches.
Blood Diamonds Aren't Gone, Says Global Watchdog
Conflict Minerals in the Congo: Let's Be Frank About Dodd-Frank
Peter J. Duignan Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Stanford Unive...
Oversimplification of issues often produces inadequate, counterproductive policies. Dodd-Frank and its proponents penalize the people of eastern Congo, but do little to curtail the militias and their backers.
PHOTOS: Black Opals, Painite, Lithium and 6 More Of The Most Valuable Minerals In The World
Blood Gadgetry -- Why I am Going to the Congo
Activist and filmmaker
As consumers of all manner of gadgets, we are the beneficiaries of the Congo's violence -- each of us can and must stand in solidarity with the Congolese people.
Law and Order on the Docks
Former executive director and chairman, Sierra Club
For years the advocates of trade giveaways like NAFTA and the WTO have argued that they wanted a "rules-based" set of global trading regulations. It's a good idea. Unfortunately, they haven't delivered.
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Conflict Free Diamonds: A Girl's Best Friend (PHOTOS)
How America's Greenest Companies Can Become the Most Peaceful
Independent Consultant - Global Policy, Corporate Responsibili...
Commanding four of the top five rankings in
, the electronics industry appears to be leading the way in environmental sustainability.
Diamonds Are Not Forever
Time Traveler from Year 2210
Botswana is an example of how to wisely administer a natural resource endowment.
"Recycle" Your Old Engagement Ring for Cash
Maura Judkis blogs for U.S. News
Men (or women!) ready to propose who buy off a website get a great bargain -- rings often go for half their value. This way, they avoid buying a brand new ring, which consumes additional resources.
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