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Visit from Consul General Liang Caide

We had a great honor to host, Consul General Liang Caide for a few days in Pom Pom Island Resort The Managing Director Datuk Peter Loong, entertained the group with the Island and resort tour, visit to the sea turtle hatchery and some relaxing snorkeling trips!  Arrival at Pom Pom Jetty Datuk Peter Loong [...]

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Beach clean up in Pom Pom Island!

Beach Clean Up With Pom Pom Lovers, Oceanmimic & the Navy We cleaned up the whole Pom Pom Island! 33 volunteers, 24 full bags, 115 kg of plastic (mostly bottles) and polystyrene… it’s a lot if you consider the size of Pom Pom Island This is an excellent opportunity to remind everyone that the [...]

A new marine conservation intern!

In the past, our coral reef has been severely damaged due to dynamite fishing. After the first phase of studies, experiments and trials, we are finally ready to repopulate mandarin house reef :) Massimo, an experienced Italian diver with a strong passion for marine conservation, joined our marine camp! Pom Pom Turtle Camp Massimo spent [...]

Pom Pom Turtle Camp

Hello Pom Pom Lovers! We have very exciting news for you all: The Pom Pom Turtle Camp! Volunteer program for sea turtle conservation and preservation Pom Pom Sea Turtle Conservation Camp gives you the unique chance to explore the beautiful world of sea turtles and the warm, pristine waters of the Celebes [...]

Turtle Mating in Pom Pom Island!

Hello Pom Pom Lovers, Our marine biologist Oriana and Cecilia, one of our guests, had the opportunity to observe a rare and amazing event, around the Island: green turtles mating! Sea turtle mating is a very unusual sight to observe in the wild. Most sea turtles species are solitary creatures and only come together [...]

Best Hatchery Practices Training in Pom Pom Island Resort

Hello Pom Pom Lovers! We are very happy to host in our resort the Best Hatchery Practices Training organized by WWF Malaysia and Sabah Wildlife Department! The aim of the training is to improve the theoretical knowledge and practical skills of all the participants. We had very informative talks about sea turtle [...]

Sea Surface Temperature Data Sharing Workshop With WWF Malaysia

Hello Pom Pom Lovers! We had the fantastic opportunity to participate in the "Sea Surface Temperature Data Sharing Workshop 2019" organised by WWF Malaysia in Semporna. Currently, Dr Tommy Cheo Seng Kong from WWF Malaysia study the water temperature around Semporna to predict coral bleaching events due to an increase in water temperature (>30°C) [...]

Marine Life in Pom Pom Island Resort Housereef

Hello Pom Pom Lovers, I heard that some of you love to go for a morning snorkelling or diving in mandarin house-reef, a wonderful dive site at a fin kick from the jetty! Take a few minutes break to enjoy this video made by our Resident Marine Biologist, Oriana! I will then wait for [...]

Pom Pom Island Sea Turtle Photo-Identification Database

Hello Pom Pom Lovers! We have news for all the conservation enthusiasts! Our Marine Biologist is working on a Pom Pom Sea Turtle Database aimed at the identification of the turtle population around the island. The photographic identification (photo-ID) is an alternative method for recognizing the individual. Compared to conventional tagging, this method of [...]

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