About oriana

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far oriana has created 44 blog entries.

Sea Turtle Helper!

This month we have been quite busy making changes to our  Pom Pom Sea Turtle Hatchery! A big thanks to all the amazing people that contributed to the Sea Turtle Conservation Program: Alisha, Pier Dullio, Almarosa, Rossana, Stefano, Serena, Anna, Tracy, Arno, Emilia, Mr Lau, Mr Bahar, Emanuel, Laus and all the others!! Share [...]

Pom Pom Island Resort Sea Turtle Conservation Program

Hello Pom Pom Lovers, You may have already heard about our sea turtle conservation program :) Sea turtles are under threat in the world’s oceans and are officially listed as threatened by IUCN (the International Union for Conservation of Nature). Pom Pom Island is an important nesting and feeding sites for Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) [...]

Memo of Understanding with Sabah Wildlife Department about Pom Pom Turtle Hatchery

Hello Pom Pom Lovers! It’s time to celebrate here in Pom Pom! At the end of Semporna Hari Penyu (Semporna Turtle Day), we renew our Memorandum of Understanding with the amazing Sabah Wildlife Department for Pom Pom Island Turtle Hatchery! A huge thank you go to WWF-Malaysia for the (almost) daily help!! Our marine biologist Oriana and reservation [...]

Goodbye Plastic Straw!

Hello Pom Pom Lovers. Yes, we did it! We are now refusing single-use of plastic straws. Our resort switched to healthier and more environmentally friendly alternatives!! We buy from the amazing GREEN SEMPORNA stainless metal straws. Why should you update to stainless steel straws? Well, there are a lot of reasons, and some are listed below: [...]

Pom Pom Island Resort Women’s Dive Day

Celebrating Women's Dive Day 2018 Do you love to breathe underwater? Does moving in a three-dimensional environment and swimming with sea turtles sound stimulating? Then Scuba diving in Pom Pom Island Resort is for you! Join us for an underwater adventure! To celebrate Women’s Dive Day, we will have a full day trip exploring [...]

Anuska’s Sea Turtle Nest Hatched!!

Yesterday afternoon, a green turtle nest adopted by Anuska, finally hatched!! More than 60 hatchlings have been released to the sea during high tide. As always, was a spectacular event for all the guests who joined the release... I am very much happy to share these precious moments with you all. Keep supporting conservation [...]

Reef Check! Pom Pom Surveys Start Again

Hello Pom Pom Lovers! I have great news for you: the reef surveys in Pom Pom Island start again! Our eco-divers Oriana and Rayner conducted the first survey of the year in Cliff Hanger, one of the excellent dive site of Pom Pom Island. They collected data about fish, invertebrates, type of substrate, as [...]

Lucky Saturday

Hello Pom Pom Lovers! We had a very lucky day here at Pom Pom Island Resort! A Green Turtle and Hawksbill Turtle babies, hatch from their nest en masse and then rush to the sea all together to increase their chances of survival against predators. We release in total more than 200 baby turtles. [...]

Did you ever dream to swim with sea turtles?

If you enjoy snorkelling or diving, you absolutely have to graduate from fish to sea turtles! Observing these amazing creatures in their natural habitat is a magical experience... While diving or snorkelling you will have the unique opportunity to see Layla, one of our resident green turtle, taking a nap or Arlenita, resting on [...]

Hi Pom Pom Lovers!

We have a limited space left in our resort in June, July and August - don't miss it! Pom Pom Island Resort is known for its clear blue water, breath-taking sunsets and completely pedestrian way of life - travel around the tiny island by foot, bicycle or kayak. Moreover, the sea turtle nesting season is about [...]

Load More Posts