Was inaugurated, 150 km from Manaus, the Amazonian Tall Tower Observatory (ATTO). The largest structure of environmental research in South America to collect accurate data on the interaction of the Amazon rainforest
Ecuador sends aid money back to Germany over planned rainforest visit
Ecuador has said it will return around $9 million in funds from Germany for environmental projects around the country. The country cancelled the visas of the visiting German legislators and did not allow them to visit Yasuni National Park as planned.