Monthly Archives: March 2011

Raleigh International in Borneo an Interview with Wai Pak from the BSBCC

 Raleigh International in Borneo an Interview with Wai Pak from the BSBCC [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/fE1qdijgWNM” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

2010 BSBCC Annual Report is available online!

2010 BSBCC Annual Report is now available online. Please download from here http://www.leapspiral.org/pdf/BSBCC-2010.pdf

Video of Natalie the Sun bear cub climbing vines

Sun bear, the world smallest bear, is also the world most arboreal bear. They are equipped with soft food pads and strong curved claws that help them cling and grip on tree trunks and branches. Since little, their instinct of climbing and exploring the height are strong. They climb the trees for few purposes: finding […]

Bearing up in Borneo

Paul Clenton, an educator, teacher and animal lover from UK has been a volunteer at BSBCC for few months by now. He has been putting a lot of effort to help us raise awareness for sun bear since last year (read http://sunbears.wildlifedirect.org/2010/05/06/sun-bears-in-taiwan/ ). I am really impressed with his energy and enthusiasm and thankful for […]

Launch: Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre Fundraiser 2011 on facebook

TO PARTICIPATE IN THE FUNDRAISER, YOU WILL NEED TO “LIKE”THEIR PAGE   Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre Facebook Once you have “liked” the page you can see the photo of prizes under the photos link at the left side of the page under the profile picture. The file with prizes is labeled “Prizes for the […]

Pet trade, palm oil, and poaching: the challenges of saving the ‘forgotten bear’

Pet trade, palm oil, and poaching: the challenges of saving the ‘forgotten bear’ By Laurel Neme, special to mongabay.com March 20, 2011 http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0320-neme_sunbears_wong.html   This interview originally aired May 17, 2010. It was transcribed by Diane Hannigan.       Siew Te Wong is one of the few scientists who study sun bears (Ursus malayanus). […]

Do you care enough?

Do you care enough? Written and sing by JP Taylor   http://www.jptaylormusic.com/ Thank you JP for making this video and song. Please check out other songs by JP: “Singin’ for the Earth” jptaylormusic.com jptaylorlyrics.blogspot.com/ facebook.com/jptaylormusic   [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/KrqrGQCoB1Q” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Do you care enough? When something’s just not right                    Not the way that it […]

Sabah: A Sanctuary for Sun Bears

Sabah: A Sanctuary for Sun Bears by Ronald Orenstein, A wonderfing Naturalist Original blog posted at Ronald’s blog : http://ronorenstein.blogspot.com/2010/12/sabah-sanctuary-for-sun-bears.html   This entry is in the nature of a commercial.  I have spent the bulk of my professional life trying to do something — usually by lobbying at International meetings — about the immense and extremely […]

A song that is “Calling on you!”

Amir Yussof, a big fan and good friend of Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre wrote a song from the sun bear point of view : “Calling On You!” Thanks Amir and your friends for singing this song to rimind us that we need sun bears and all other wildlife in the forest for a better tomorrow! [kml_flashembed […]

New video of Natalie the sun bear cub is available on youtube

Please view BSBCC’s new video of Natalie the sun bear cub digging and excavating decayed wood! Please help us spread the words about this video. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/v7PKsQ1BuvU” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]