18 07, 2017

Crown-of-thorns clean up with surprise!!

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

The crown-of-thorns (Acanthaster planci) is a starfish native to coral reefs in the Indo-Pacific region. The starfish A. planci eating a coral Generally, on healthy coral reefs, this coral-eating starfish plays a special role, as it tends to feed on the fastest growing corals such as stag-horns and plate corals, allowing slower [...]

17 07, 2017

Artificial frames check

By |July 17th, 2017|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Recreation|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Hello everyone! Our corals conservation team has a new entry: the dive instructor Sue ? We spent almost 75 minutes around the frames area, removing the bleached corals and checking the attachment of the new planted fragments… our house reef is getting better day by day and healthy coral reef has many benefits. It [...]

16 07, 2017

A surprise at Beach Villa 1

By |July 16th, 2017|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Recreation|Tags: , , , , |

Last night, our Turtle Conservation Team ventured out with some guests to patrol the island and look for turtle tracks! We rounded all the island, but we couldn’t find any turtle track…and we were quite disappointed. At the end of the walk, at beach villa 1, suddenly we spotted beautiful green turtle coming up [...]

26 06, 2017

A big thank to Jessica and Manuela: Our Coral Sponsors

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

Yesterday, I have been in the water with 2 amazing Italo-chinese girls, Jessica and Manuela. We collected and planted some healthy corals and thanks to their contribution our garden starts to get full of wonderful growing corals!   We also found a cute hawksbill turtle busy in the food searching!!! Keep enjoying and support [...]

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 & [...]

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