Monthly Archives: October 2013

…and then there were 10!

Text by Shelly Smith Photos by Chiew Lin May Following up on the indoor integration of the Mary and Natalie groups, today we saw the culmination of the exercise – the whole group outside sharing one forest enclosure! By regularly allowing the indoor socializing and ‘wrestling parties’ these bears so love, the bear house team […]

Local Primary School Visit to BSBCC

We are very grateful that we are visited by the students from the local school SJK (C) Tai Tong. A total of 103 students with 19 school teachers turned up. We really had a fun time and are so glad to share the stories of the sun bears to these kids!      

Team Retreat for BSBCC

In preparation for our upcoming sixth year of operating as the BSBCC, and our transition into being a fully-functioning education center that will be open to the public 7 days a week, we took an important day-and-a-half out of our busy bear schedule for a staff retreat.  We were very grateful to accept facilitation for […]

Toys for sun bears by South Island School, Hong Kong

Text by Gloria Ganang & photo by Tee Thye Lim & Tommy Johnny The sun bears at BSBCC had a great day playing with enrichments made by the students of South Island School, Hong Kong when they visited the Centre on the 8th October 2013. Being in Borneo for the first time, the students are […]

5,000-km ride from Perth to help Borneo Sun Bear

Borneo Post Online, 13 October 2013 KOTA KINABALU: Neways International (Australia) Senior Diamond, Micko O’Byrne recently arrived here after travelling over 5,000 kilometers on his motorcycle from Perth to raise funds for the Bornean Sun Bear. Byrne told the Borneo Post that he left Perth, Australia, on August 15, and travelled across Indonesia on his […]

Neways donates AUD10,000 for Borneon Sun Bear Conservation

Borneo Post Online, 13 October 2013 KOTA KINABALU: Neways International (Australia) is part of a global company dedicated to creating healthy people, healthy homes and a healthy environment. The Neways brand is widely recognised as a pioneer in developing products that are formulated without the use of any potentially harmful ingredients. Neways has offices in […]

50th Anniversary Celebration of the Wildlife Conservation in Sabah

Text by Chiew Lin May Photos by Gloria Ganang & Chiew Lin May An event was held at the Lok Kawi Wildlife Park, Sabah to capture the effort of wildlife conservation in Sabah and also in conjunction with the “Sabah Wildlife Department’s 50 Years anniversary celebration”. On last week (4th October 2013 till 6th October […]

Dreams in the Making

As of now the BSBCC has the capacity to rehabilitate 28 rescued sun bears, yet there are more bears waiting to be rescued from illegal captivity.  Our dream is to house, rehabilitate and reintroduce these bears to their natural forest home.  Today we can stand and watch, as this dream slowly becomes reality! Each day […]