Monthly Archives: July 2009

BSBCC on youtube

The first video clip from BSBCC was finally created and posted on youtube 2 hours ago. I really hope youtube would be another tool to help us promote sun bear conservation and our work to help sun bears. Our channel is: http://www.youtube.com/user/BSBCC  [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/0r8LnupGSfI” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Please feel free to help us spread […]

A ground breaking to be remembered!

Friday July 17th, 2009 saw the ground breaking for the long anticipated Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC), which will be adjacent to the famous Sepilok Orangutan Centre, 14 miles outside of Sandakan, Sabah. The event marked the commencement of construction of the first phase of BSBCC, which aims to provide rehabilitation and care for […]

Sunbears and Vegetarians

Photos by Sue Chong-Hartley, Text by Ian Hall Original posted at http://arkitrek.com:80/http:/arkitrek.com/sunbears-and-vegetarians/ “We need an ayam jantan bertaji, don’t forget the taji. Taji is important!” Sue instructed me. At first she had asked Wai Pak to help find the cockerel but as a conscientious Buddhist he didn’t want to be complicit in killing an animal. […]

South East Scotland Scouts update: Best Team Here Again!

Best team here Again ! Posted July 22, 2009 By brian and has no comments yet. After recovering from out home stay visits and our loooooooong shift on base camp which consists of cooking and washing for the whole camp site. We started back at the Sun bears today and wee david took charge and […]

South East Scotland Scouts update:

Update from team 5! Posted July 15, 2009 By brian and has no comments yet. Our thoughts at the moment: Fraser: ” where is the air con?” Luke: “macaque attack, callum’s shaken!” Callum: “Its greate to have been on holiday before we even started work” Ross: “God i miss ben and jerries…” Rachelle:”Where is my […]

Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre To Be Built In Sepilok

July 17, 2009 20:17 PM Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre To Be Built In Sepilok <!– By: Ramjit –> SANDAKAN, July 17 (Bernama) — A Borneo sun bear conservation centre will be set up in Sepilok here in an effort to prevent the endangered animal from becoming extinct. It will be next to the Orang […]

Thank you Columbus Zoo! Mission accomplished!

Thank you Columbus Zoo! Mission accomplished! Thank you Columbus Zoo to host my talk at the zoo today. Special thanks to Rebecca Rose, the Field Conservation Coordinator , for the warm hostility to make our stay comfortable and unforgettable one. About 50 zoo staffs attended today’s talk after having a burger dinner. Everyone enjoyed the […]

Thank you Alexander Abraham Foundation and thank you New York!

The fund raising event on July 9th hosted by Nancy Abraham and Alexander Abraham Foundation was a big success! I want to specially thank Nancy, Brienne, and Eleonore for their great help to set this event up in such a short notice. About 35 guests attended the lovely evening start with light refreshment and snacks, […]

South East Scotland Scouts help BSBCC

BSBCC has come a long way. For more than one year we have been working really hard to fund raise to set up the center. We are truly blessed with a lot of helps from many people, we are half way there. We are half way there to give the cage sun bear under our […]

GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONY on Friday, 17th July, 2009 at 9:00 am

GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONY on Friday, 17th July, 2009 at 9:00 am P R E S S R E L E A S E The Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) ground-breaking ceremony on 17th July2009, at BSBCC Phase I site adjacent to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre near Sandakanrepresents the beginning of construction of this three-phased […]