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Why Should You Care Where Your Diamond Comes From?

by , 05/15/13

diamonds, green diamonds, blood diamonds, ethical diamonds, unethical diamonds, ethical mining, diamond mining, diamond bloodshed, diamond mining damage environment

Why do so many couples care where their diamonds come from? Maybe the best answer to that question is that many diamonds are tainted by bloodshed and violence. But the ethical problems facing the diamond industry run deep, and are more varied than some people realize. In too many ways, diamond mining contributes to the exploitation of people and the environment. Hit the jump to learn more.


 diamonds, green diamonds, blood diamonds, ethical diamonds, unethical diamonds, ethical mining, diamond mining, diamond bloodshed, diamond mining damage environment

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2 Comments

  1. cq_ May 16, 2013 at 4:45 pm

    Stop buying diamods, it doesn’t benefit anyone.

  2. Eddie Lutz May 16, 2013 at 2:07 pm

    Why is it considered “exploitation” when people actually work for a living? Is it better that they crowd around UN food drops?

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