26 06, 2017

A HUGE THANK YOU TO OUR NEST SPONSORS FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE!

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

This month has been particularly busy here in Pom Pom… The reproductive season for green and hawksbill turtles finally started, and we relocated several nests. Turtle nest relocation is a good conservation strategy and, accordingly to several scientific studies, the relocation can be used to alleviate nests of extreme abiotic conditions to increase hatch [...]

23 06, 2017

Reef rangers against plastic

By |June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Recreation|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

.....and here we go again! To keep our house reef and beach clean and healthy, our reef rangers remove all the garbage around Pom Pom. During the last few weeks, a lot of garbage floated around Pom Pom Islands. Nobody knows exactly where it comes from but the first thought is it comes from [...]

22 06, 2017

A very special night…

By |June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Recreation|Tags: , , , , , |

How often do we get the opportunity to witness sea turtles nesting on the beach rather than to watch it on the idiot box? With our Turtle Conservation Team, you have that chance and it will probably be the best thing you have ever experienced so far! Pom Pom Island is one of the [...]

2 06, 2017

CORALS, TURTLES, RESCUE OPERATIONS, BABY TURTLE RELEASE AND SPONSORSHIPS: a big thank to Lydia and Andy!

By |June 2nd, 2017|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Recreation|Tags: , , , , , |

Last week has been particularly full of events here in Pom Pom… We started the first day of the turtle week, with 65 green hatchlings…released into the sea around 9:00 pm! On the second day of the “turtle week”, during the beach cleaning, a small green turtle with floater syndrome was found around the [...]

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 “@pompomislandresort #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 [...]

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