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Demand for a few commodities, particularly palm oil, soy, beef, and pulp and paper, is driving tropical deforestation around the world. By destroying these tropical forests, we are gambling with the stability of our climate, threatening the existence of vulnerable species, and undermining the critical role they play in the health of our planet.