Unfortunately, the Waorani People and other nomadic tribes’ lifestyles are at stake. The Waorani People have lost 50 percent of their ancestral land due to Western Industrialization where oil companies and palm plantations have taken up much of the resources.
The Amazon rainforest is reaching a tipping point. According to the Amazon Conservation Organization, the deforestation level of the Amazon currently rests at 17 percent. At 20 to 25 percent, it could become a dry grassland.
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