Talk on “Illegal Trade of Sun Bears in Malaysia-How To Save Sun Bears From Extinction in Malaysia
Talk on Illegal Trade of Sun Bears in Malaysia – how to save Sun Bears from extinction in our country.
Dr Wong Siew Te is a Malaysian wildlife biologist and sun bear expert. He holds a Diploma in Animal Science and Veterinary from National Pingtung University of Science and Technology. Pingtung, Taiwan, B. Sc., M. Sc., and Ph. D. majoring in Wildlife Biology at the University of Montana, USA.
Dr Wong is the Chief Executive Officer and the founder of the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre in Sabah, which he founded in 2008.
Dr. Wong has been recognized and awarded for his work on sun bears, including being honoured as a wildlife hero featured in the book, “Wildlife Heroes” in 2012.
He was conferred “Member-Order of the Defender of State in Penang in 2014, and was recognized as“My Country Hero” by the Government of Malaysia and awarded CNN Hero in 2017.
Date:Thursday 19 October 2017
Time: 7.30-9.30 pm
Venue: Islamic Information Centre (Lower Baruk)