Monthly Archives: October 2010

Attending 1st Southeast Asian Animal Enrichment & Training Workshop

By Wai Pak Ng There were about 40 participants from Southeast Asian rescue centers and  zoos attended the 1st Southeast Asian Animal Enrichment & Training Workshop from the 4th – 7th October 2010. This workshop was hosted by Wildlife Reserves Singapore and instructed by Gail Laule (Active Environments) and Valarie Hare (The Shape of Enrichment). […]

Hope for the World’s Smallest Bears

Hope for the World’s Smallest Bears by Francesca Sandwell Sep 22, 2010 Positive News Issue 65 Nineteen rescued Sun Bears are settling into their brand new home at the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre; the first of its kind in the world. The one-hectare site in Sabah is one of the most exciting preservation projects […]

Borneo bears get help from Montana alum

http://www.montanakaimin.com/arts-culture/borneo-bears-get-help-from-montana-alum-1.1660391 By Hannah Ryan <!–By Hannah Ryan –> Published: Friday, October 1, 2010 Across the Pacific Ocean, 19 of Borneo’s Sun Bears, enclosed by high chain-link fences, root about the forest floor, seeking termites. Protected from poachers and deforestation, these bears are the smallest in the world. They live in the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre, an […]