During the height of the Bitcoin boom, a few programmers made headlines with Cryptokitties, a set of blockchain-backed tokens in the shape of unique cat cartoons, so while cute animal cryptocurrencies aren't anything new, the 'Panda Earth' project brings a new twist. Not only does the platform let users buy, trade, and sell cryptographically unique panda illustrations, but it also backs that activity with conservation efforts to keep real-world pandas safe and populous.
Pandas on Panda Earth have unique, goofy designs, similar to Cryptokitties, but each panda also has a gender. Users can buy pandas at the marketplace, and they can then hold panda weddings to breed new options. This all takes place on the ERC-721 protocol, which is financially authorized by the China Conservation and Research Center for Giant Pandas.