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Totals

Argentina Soy Volume
53.6M tin 2019
Argentina Soy Deforestation
15.7k hain 2019

Exporting Companies

5 companies
are exposed to

60% of Deforestation

of Argentina soy exports

Hotspots

10% of Regions (DEPARTMENTS)
account for

98% of Deforestation

of Argentina soy production

Importing Countries

5 countries
are exposed to

44% of Deforestation

of Argentina soy imports

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DECEMBER 4: Panelists onstage at The Sustainable Trade Summit​ during the UN Climate Change Conference COP28 at Expo City Dubai on December 4, 2023, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by COP28 / Christopher Pike)

5 Dec 2023

Commodity-driven deforestation and peatland loss emits more carbon than Germany

As all eyes turn to the climate talks at COP28, Trase quantifies the greenhouse gas emissions caused by deforestation and peatland degradation linked to countries’ production and consumption of beef, soy, palm oil and other commodities.

Aerial image, number of machines in arrow motion, front of tractors that prepare the land to sow in the field.

2 Oct 2023

Doubts over legal compliance put Brazil’s soy exports to the EU at risk

Traders will struggle to prove that soy from Brazil complies with its environmental laws due to gaps in official data, potentially reducing sales to the EU, according to a report by Trase and Instituto Centro de Vida (ICV).

Men work at a soy field in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

Soy expansion drives deforestation in Bolivia

The rate of deforestation and land conversion driven by soy production in Bolivia is seven times higher than Brazil. Limited exports of soy from Bolivia beyond the Andes region means there is little exposure for the EU or other consumer markets outside South America.

View of natural stone pillars in the Chiquitania region, Bolivia

The hidden crisis of deforestation in Bolivia

Forests and other natural ecosystems in Bolivia are being devastated by expanding soy plantations. But with a government focused on economic development and little pressure from consumers demanding deforestation-free products, the prospects for action seem remote.

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