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Exploring the emissions footprint of forest-risk commodities: a comparison of maritime transport and deforestation emissions associated with beef, cocoa, coffee, palm oil, and soy

International demand for agricultural commodities drives increasing emissions from deforestation and their transport to foreign markets. Using newly available data on maritime shipping, this insight explores the emissions footprint of five forest-risk commodities. Shipping emissions are a fraction of deforestation emissions, highlighting the importance of sustainable land-use practices.