A Brazillian newspaper has leaked a story that suggests a reversal of policy to allow land in the protected Jamanxim National Park to be used to expand a rail way to enable soybeans to be transported.

The story also contains details of a plan to downgrade some parts of the Amazon to allow deforestation. It has been estimated that the combination of these to projects could result in 1 million hectares of previously protected environmentally important land being lost.

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