The Pollution Fallout From Zimbabwe’s Blood Diamonds

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Some experts estimate that the Marange diamond fields, spread across 250 square miles of semi-arid scrubland and forest in Zimbabwe, could hold as many as one-quarter of the world’s diamond deposits. Here, workers for a joint venture between a Zimbabwean firm and a Chinese company, Anjin, excavate the land for diamonds. (Photo by Tendai Muranda)