Recent Posts

Jane Goodall creating reason for hope

07 September 2010, 21:37PM |

The silence following Dr Jane Goodall’s speech was deafening – and then came the rapturous applause. Her words were greeted with warmth and passion by the audience who were in Hong Kong for Jane’s Roots and Shoots conference and who themselves, as per the title of the conference, were the Reason for Hope.


Swaying up there on a tree that no one thought she could climb, there was naughty Maggie who arrived at our Vietnam sanctuary in April 2009 weighing less than 3kgs and now topping the scales at 83kgs!


It's rainin' bears

29 August 2010, 23:39PM |

Well, as Jude, our Australia Donor Development and Administration Manager said this week, “It’s rainin’ bears!”. And it is.


Dyeing dogs ..... to death

28 August 2010, 22:35PM |

I looked with disbelief at a story that has recently appeared in the media here in China - dogs being dyed to resemble wild and exotic animals.


Our beautiful boof brown bears

26 August 2010, 09:26AM |

Just seconds after returning to my room after enjoying seeing Oliver outside in his grassy enclosure, I heard a message on the walkie talkie from Bear Manager Anna inviting me back again to House 10 where brown bear Rocky was being let out into a den for the first time. So much excitement in one afternoon!


Dear Mr Bear Farmer

23 August 2010, 18:37PM |

While we were in Shandong rescuing your bears a few weeks ago, I heard that you’d told some of our Chinese staff that you felt sad seeing the bears laid out for their health-checks, because now you could see the full extent of their wounds as they were free of their cages.


Don't miss 'The Performance'

22 August 2010, 09:34AM |

A big man with a big heart and a profound understanding of how any living being suffers behind bars. In the 1980s Terry Waite CBE made several trips to Lebanon to free hostages, before being taken captive himself from 20th January 1987 in Beirut. A hostage for 1,763 days, Terry was in total solitary confinement for four long years before finally being released on 18th November 1991.


Happy 12th anniversary ........ to us!

18 August 2010, 15:46PM |

A big thank you to directors, staff, volunteers, supporters and friends across the globe, for the past 12 years of so tirelessly and passionately helping dull and hopeless eyes shine brightly once more. Dedicated to you and the animals we rescue, and to those who rescue us - every single one - a beautiful piece written by Janine Allen for animals across the world.


HK audience moved by film premiere

04 August 2010, 06:46AM |

What a night it was – over 100 major supporters, celebrities and the media in Hong Kong to celebrate the launch of our new 20-minute film, “Moon Bear Rescue: A decade on…”, and the launch of celebrity Karen Mok’s new public service announcement, “Stain”.


Recently I posted some beautiful poems written in honour of the bears, but it not just poets who are inspired by our bears. Today I'd like to share some beautiful artworks that reflect so perfectly their creators' connection with the moon bears through their truly immeasurable talent and passion.