Have you ever considered working with pandas? Here at The Great Projects, we would certainly recommend it, as budding conservationists are needed to help ensure a future for these beautiful yin-yang bears.
Indigenous to the vibrant country of China, pandas constantly battle humans for space and food and these bears are at risk of becoming extinct in the future. By working with pandas on an exciting volunteer project, you can make a lasting impact on panda conservation efforts. In 2016, the status of pandas changed from endangered to vulnerable and while this is a monumental achievement for the bears, it doesn’t mean that there isn’t still work that needs to be done as the future of these animals is still uncertain.
You can be involved with activities ranging from feeding pandas who reside in sanctuaries, helping to keep enclosures clean, right through to exploring China’s efforts to increase panda populations! Seize the chance to have a once in a lifetime experience. Get in touch today and you could be working with pandas in no time!
It is estimated that there are around 1,800 pandas that remain in the wild, so volunteers who are willing to give their time to work with pandas and aid their conservation are essential.
Pandas are endemic only to China, so their population can be negatively affected by any small change in their local environment which can be difficult for the bears to come back from. What makes this even more difficult, is that pandas have an extremely low reproduction rate.
Pandas were downgraded from endangered, to vulnerable to extinction, but human impact continues to put pressure on panda sustainability. By working with pandas, you can help to reduce this.
Pandas have suffered greatly due to human interference within their environment, and this is an ongoing problem which must be addressed. Some of the threats pandas face are: