21 April 2014

Moon bear Monday - a bear with nothing

A "happy" Moon Bear Monday? Not yet, but for this bear with no name, no friends and nothing to stimulate her day after day - life is about to get better.

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18 April 2014

Farm to sanctuary: improving lives from day one

As Animals Asia takes over the care of the bears at the bear bile farm in Nanning, China, the organisation is faced with the huge challenge of turning a place of torture into a place of sanctuary. The process will be a long one, but change can begin immediately.

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17 April 2014

A 1,200 km road to freedom for the bears

The historic agreement announced yesterday for Animals Asia to take over Nanning Bear Farm was one year in the making – now complex rescue plans are being finalised.

The first priority will be 28 of the sickest bears that will be transported 1,200km to Animals Asia’s Chengdu sanctuary to be treated.

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15 April 2014

Bear farm to sanctuary - live updates and reaction

BREAKING: Animals Asia announces a historic plan to convert a bear farm into a sanctuary. Follow the press conference live plus all the reaction.

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15 April 2014

Bear farm to become a sanctuary with 130 bears rescued

BREAKING NEWS: Animal welfare organisation Animals Asia will convert a bear bile farm in Nanning, China, into a sanctuary following an unprecedented request by the farm to rescue and care for its 130 bears.

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15 April 2014

Moon bear Monday: Kollo sees the light

Handsome Kollo has been at our Vietnam sanctuary since 2010. At the time he was suffering from cataracts in both his eyes rendering him completely blind, but visiting opthalmologists were able to restore his sight.

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12 April 2014

Students commemorate bears on Tomb Sweeping Day

A group of 34 Chinese students commemorated the nation’s traditional Tomb Sweeping Day at Animals Asia’s China Bear Rescue Centre (CBRC) in memory of the sanctuary’s former residents.

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09 April 2014

Bear necessities part two: The bear food balancing act

In the second part of our look at bear diets we focus on how caring for food-led animals can mean a tricky balancing act for their keepers.

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