Why Are Pandas Important? Part 1 / by Pandas International
We’ve all heard it – the idea that Pandas are a “worthless” species, that they should be allowed to die out. It is the hot topic of conservation blogs and news articles and can lead to impassioned rebuttals from Panda advocates around the world. One such rebuttal, written by Dan Nosowitz, PopSci.com’s Associate Editor, caught our attention given both it’s depth and scientific foundation. Rather than try to restate Mr. Nosowitz’s arguments, we are presenting his content in a 3 part series. Here’s Part 1.