Category | Bornean Sun Bear

Welcome Chris & Daniele

By Ian Hall Two new architectural volunteers have arrived in Seplikok to help with the next phase of the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC). They’ll be working with organisations such as Raleigh to build peripheral infrastructure and at the same time assisting to prepare tender drawings for the new visitor centre that is hoped […]

Bye Bye Billy

Arkitrek Volunteer, Billy Dunn at Sepilok

Arkitrek’s first volunteer Billy arrived in September 2009 for a three month stint working at the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC). Originally due to go home at Christmas, the bears got their claws into Billy and he ended up staying an extra two months. Finally though the day came when we had to say […]

BSBCC Phase I nearly complete

By Ian Hall The new bear house at the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre Should have been completed this month however we have been delayed by bad weather. Our site being low lying and barely above the water table has degenerated into bottomless gloop. luckily most of the building was up before the rainy season […]

Sepilok Poo Burner

After ten days of hard graft the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre has an almost complete biogas digester thanks to the volunteers from Camps International. They will be back soon to apply the finishing touches.

Builders: Britain vs. Malaysia

In order to give my own unique view so far on Sabah that would provide something a bit light-hearted to think about, I have decided to write about a topic I experience everyday…builders. I’m going to compare the general rules and stereotypical habits of builders in the UK to the builders here.