25 05, 2017

A champion from the sea

By |May 25th, 2017|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Recreation|Tags: , , |

Not every story about marine animals caught in fishing gear ends this beautifully, so it’s important to recognize when one does. Our story involves a beautiful green turtle, a small Island, a fishing line, and a lot of people from different countries… A few weeks ago, we posted about an injured Green Turtle and [...]

12 05, 2017

MIDE 2017 Giveaway

By |May 12th, 2017|Categories: News, Promotions|Tags: , , , , |

MIDE 2017 Giveaway Giveaway Prize 3 Days 2 Nights Room Stay for 2 Instructions Obtain Entry Form from our MIDE 2017 booth 611 Ask someone to take a photo of you/selfie holding our lucky draw entry form Add the following tags to your Instagram Post [email protected] #pompomisland #giveaway #mide2017” Giveaway Entry Collection Date & [...]

8 05, 2017

Injured Green Turtle and Surgery

By |May 8th, 2017|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News|Tags: , , , |

Yesterday afternoon, volunteers spotted a green turtle attached to a mooring line with a fishing line around the front leg. The flipper was missing and the bone protruding. Oriana, our resident Marine Biologist and Rayner, our Honorary Wildlife Warden, taken care of the turtle, while waiting for specialist vets, the Wildlife Rescue Unit (WRU) of [...]

6 05, 2017

Great Job Giovanni and Alberto!

By |May 6th, 2017|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Recreation|Tags: , , , , |

On 30th April, Giovanni and Alberto planted with me 4 corals on a new artificial reef, located in mandarin house-reef at a depth of 2.1 meters. This time was not an easy task! The reef was quite deep and the sea rough…but our hero did their best and now “Bambino” and “Trinità” have a [...]

5 05, 2017

Thanks to Carl and Nadine for sponsoring Pom Pom Corals

By |May 5th, 2017|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Recreation|Tags: , , , |

Carl and Nadine - Certificate of Participation On 25th April, Carl and Nadine planted with me 4 corals on a new artificial reef (“octopus”), located in mandarin house-reef at a depth of 1.2 meters. Span, Olivia, Cousin Bogans and Nadine will contribute to maintain the natural biodiversity and to protect Pom Pom [...]

19 04, 2017

A big thank to Biagio Stasi for adopting Pom Pom Corals

By |April 19th, 2017|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Promotions, Recreation|Tags: , , |

On 13th April, Mr Biagio planted with me more than 30 corals on a new artificial reef (“NANATURTLE”), located in mandarin house-reef at a depth of 12 meters. We started with a short briefing on the dive site and coral planting techniques…. and we spent 92 minutes in underwater, planting corals and assisting to [...]

18 04, 2017

A lucky night – 52 green hatchlings

By |April 18th, 2017|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Recreation|Tags: , , |

It was a lucky night here in Pom Pom Island Resort..we released 52 green hatchling!! The babies decided to hatch during dinner time, and a group of guests had the opportunity to see them! Big thanks go to Biagio, Manuela, Francesca,  the biologists Alex and Lidia, and Veronique for supporting turtle conservation! [...]

15 04, 2017

CORAL REEF RESTORATION

By |April 15th, 2017|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Recreation|Tags: , , , |

Coral reef ecosystems have been an essential part of the way of life and survival of island communities since ancient times. Coral reefs provide a home for more than 25% of all marine species including fish, mollusk, worms, crustaceans, echinoderms, sponges, tunicate and other cnidarias. With an annual global economic value of $375 billion, [...]

26 03, 2017

Earth Hour 2017

By |March 26th, 2017|Categories: Conservation, News, Recreation|Tags: , , , , , , , |

To celebrate Earth Hour we switched off all the light in Pom Pom Island Resort! After the projection of "Before the Flood" documentary, the Earth Hour team (with the help of our guests) lighted more than 200 candles!! It was a special night! and ....surprisingly, some special guests, came out  :) 31 hawksbill hatchling [...]

24 03, 2017

Workshop on Turtle Conservation

By |March 24th, 2017|Categories: Conservation, News|Tags: , , |

On 21-22nd March, our Marine Biologist, Oriana Migliaccio and the Honorary Wildlife Wardens, Rayner Ignatius, have been attending the Turtle Hatchery SOP meeting run by Sabah Wildlife Department and WWF Malaysia. A practical session has been held in our hatcheries! We are proud to be part of #turtleconservation! Turtle Hatchery SOP meeting run [...]

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