Monthly Archives: April 2015

‘The road to BSBCC’ or ‘trip of a lifetime’

Text by Rica Marcus (Volunteer from UK) My partner Tom and I spent the last two years saving for our trip of a lifetime. We knew from the beginning that we wanted to do more than just travel. Passionate about wildlife and keen to try something new, we started to look for volunteering opportunities in […]

Kala, Sun Bear Cub Diary – Forest Day Out

Text and Photos by Chiew Lin May Kala, is the youngest female cub of the many sun bears being cared for at the BSBCC. She was originally bought by someone in Kalabakan, near the Maliau Basin. The owner had intended to save the cub, but soon thereafter Kala was surrendered to the Sabah Wildlife Department’s […]

Educational Trip to Balikpapan, Indonesia

Text: Risnayati Lammu Photo: Gloria Ganang & Risnayati Lammu “Balikpapan: Ku Jaga, Ku Bela, Ku Pelihara“, that is the motto of Balikpapan we saw when we arrived at the city on 3rd April 2015. Balikpapan is located on the east coast of the island of Borneo, in the province of east Kalimantan, Indonesia. Kalimantan is […]