Red pandas are important due to their taxonomic uniqueness and ecological significance, yet there remains a lack of data and research about the species. This data visualization project, Shedding Light on Red Pandas in the Wild: Population and Threats better hopes to illustrate the plight of the species in hopes to better conserve red pandas.

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A recent front-page story from the New York Times highlights the plight of the species, providing a spotlight on the red panda’s plight. The data visualization project is created in with Google Map API, Google Fusion Table, QGIS, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and Bootstrap. Programming is coded in CSS, HTML, JavaScript, and JQuery.

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