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We Just Got Back From Sumatra!



We Just Got Back From Sumatra! Hello everyone, it’s been a while since our last update. Thank you all for still, pardon the pun, bearing with us during this last period. We all know that everybody has been challenged over the last few years, but the Sumatran Sun Bear Team…

The Price of Tourism and SSBT helping



THE PRICE OF TOURISM! The Sumatran Sun Bear Team have been receiving many reports about 3 Sun Bears and elephants in a touristic facility in Bali who are struggling since Covid hit with feeding and care. When there are no tourists there is no money to care for the animals…

A Sun Bear in Trouble by Martin D. Hill



  A Sun Bear in Trouble by Martin D. Hill A beautiful book about a beautiful Sun Bear called Uca. Amusing and educational this book will warm the hearts of many young and old readers. It’s a perfect, delicate way to introduce children to the issues that Sun Bears and…

Children are our future Conservationists



During March 2020, it was an honour and a privilege for SSBT to be invited by Stay Wild to talk to the children at Lau Damak school. The children were very keen to get involved in discussion about the wildlife that lives and breathes right on their doorstep. With their…

Saving Wild Sun Bears = Conservation



During 2019, the SSBT had been alerted to the plight of a Durian farmer. He had reported that wild sun bears were taking his fallen fruit. The SSBT visited the farm and established that a sun bear had been on the property and had had left (faecal) evidence. The durian…

Jo Jo’s renovation



Thank you to everyone who donated to the Jo Jo campaign. A picture of a sun bear in a Zoo in Medan attracted a lot of negative attention. We would like to thank the management of Medan Zoo and the BKSDA for allowing us to work on the sun bear…

Saving Sun bears seminar



Saving Sun bears seminar July 10, 2019 We are very grateful to everyone who attended our recent seminar at the Canada Bay Club. With our speakers; Lesley Small, Larry Vogelnest and Siew Te Wong everyone who was there now understands the sun bear more and the reasons why it needs…

Sumatran Sun Bear Team Speed Trivia Night- Brisbane



T UPDATE !!!! Thank you Pall Zillmann for putting on a great night in November 2018!! Paul raised over $1100 for our cause. It really will go towards us getting to our goal of Saving Sun Bears in Sumatra!! Thank you from all of us at SSBT and thanks for…
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