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by The Week Staff
February 5, 2015
The panda's celebrity status rubs off on the forest. People are more likely to protect a "Panda forest," and that has a knock-on effect for the less charismatic animals that do provide vital services. It also affects us. Without the fo
Courtesy of Ami Vitale
Dr. Sanjayan explores the Great Bear Rainforest via kayak.
During the 1990s, vultures in Asia were being inadvertently poisoned by humans and driven to the brink of extinction. Once considered low value and ugly, the vulture is now being re-appraised as a local hero.
During dry season in Northern Kenya, the desperate need for water has forged an extraordinary relationship between man and animal: The Samburu sing from inside the wells, and the herds know the voice of their family.