About

Chris Burke.

Graduate student in the University of Waterloo’s Masters of Environmental Studies in Sustainability Management program.

This blog will act as means for me to share research, articles, reports, and general commentary related to the issue of “conflict minerals”

Conflict Minerals 101

Conflict minerals (tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold) traded in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are referred to as such because money made from the trade of these minerals has been funding illegally-armed rebel groups in the DRC region.

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