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Save the Sun Bears

With The Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre

Sun bears, the smallest bear species in the world, are native to the tropical forests of Southeast Asia, including Borneo. Unfortunately, these bears are under serious threat due to habitat loss, poaching, and the illegal wildlife trade. According to the IUCN Red List, sun bears are classified as Vulnerable, with a population decline of 30% over the last 30 years. It is estimated that there are fewer than 10,000 sun bears left in the wild.

Sun Bear climbing rocks
Sun bear sitting by a tree trunk in a forest

There are several reasons why it is important to help sun bears. First, as an umbrella species, sun bears play a vital role in maintaining the biodiversity of their ecosystems. By conserving and protecting sun bears, we can also help protect other species that live in the same forests. Additionally, sun bears are important seed dispersers and contribute to forest regeneration. 

Second, sun bears are culturally significant to many communities in Southeast Asia and have been the subject of traditional medicine and cultural practices for centuries. Finally, sun bears are sentient animals that deserve to live a life free from harm and suffering, and as humans, it is our responsibility to protect and conserve all species on this planet.

It is estimated that there are fewer than 10,000 sun bears left in the wild.

The Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre is a non-profit organisation dedicated to protecting the sun bears in Borneo, Malaysia. The charity focuses on rehabilitating rescued bears, conducting research and conservation efforts, and educating the public about the importance of protecting these animals.

Sun bears are the smallest bear species and are found only in Southeast Asia. They are listed as vulnerable to extinction due to habitat loss, poaching, and other human activities. The Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre's work is important because it helps to protect and conserve this important and unique species, and also contributes to the broader goal of preserving biodiversity in Southeast Asia.

Sun bear climbing tree

We funded food for 3 sun bears for a week with the BSBCC

We donate 10% of profits from your 

sun bear socks to

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Our philosophy

​​Restoring the biodiversity of our planet and its varied species is at the core of Bare Kind’s mission. By donating 10% of gross profits to charities that support the animals on our socks, we can continue fighting the fight against species extinction.

Bare Kind has been able to achieve an all-time high of donations in recent years. The business expanded its sock range to 40+ pairs and supports 25+ charities.

Our Charity Impact Reports highlight the projects we have been able to fund with our charity partners and the incredible animals we support. 

Our hope is that something as humble as a pair of socks can make a lasting impression on our world and change it for the better. A huge thank you goes out to all our customers who have wanted to make a difference and empower the restoration of our planet with their socks.

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flat lay of blue sun bear bamboo socks