15 07, 2010

Lovely Birthday Surprise!

By |July 15th, 2010|Categories: News|

Aldo from Italy had a nice birthday surprise at Pom Pom Island, first of all, his daughter had brought him a special birthday cake and his wife, Maria, had sponsored the latest turtle nest on his behalf. Aldo and Maria had been with our Turtle Patrol the night before, and had witnessed a green turtle [...]

15 07, 2010

Turtle Patrol

By |July 15th, 2010|Categories: News|

Our turtle patrol is growing in number and getting more successful. Now we have 5 members who are actively patrolling the beach at night and early morning searching for turtle nests. We now have 6 nests in our New Hatchery, and are waiting for the next babies from the original hatchery. Well done guys!! Keep [...]

5 07, 2010

NEW BABIES AT POM POM

By |July 5th, 2010|Categories: News|

~Sally's Diary~ Mike and Marilyn from the UK are the proud sponsors of the lastest baby turtles at Pom Pom.  We have just released a batch of babies, all very healthy 2 nights ago.  They hatched at 11pm and we carefully let them run on the beach to the sea.  Many guests were there to witness [...]

4 07, 2010

EGG AUTOPSY

By |July 4th, 2010|Categories: News|

~Sally's Diary~ As part of running a successful hatchery, it is important to monitor the birth rate of the baby turtles and to check that we are doing everything correctly.  Today, Michelle, Andy and myself dug out the old nests after the hatchings have been already born to see what has happened to the eggs [...]

3 07, 2010

ANDREA’S BIRTHDAY PARTY

By |July 3rd, 2010|Categories: News|

~Sally's Diary~ Yesterday afternoon at the Dive Centre, Andrea held a Birthday Party for his 34th Birthday, he is lucky as he still looks very young.  Everyone from the Dive Centre attended plus staff from housekeeping, massage and maintenance.  Food and soft drinks were abound, with dancing later.  We ended up having a limbo competition, [...]

28 06, 2010

NEW ADDITION TO OUR TURTLE PATROL

By |June 28th, 2010|Categories: News|

~Sally's Diary~ We have a new volunteer turtle patrol member who has joined us and last night (Bomo) patrolled with the turtle patrol for the first time.  He was very successful and within 20 minutes of starting the walk round, he found a Hawkbill turtle about to start nesting.  She took some time to decide [...]

26 06, 2010

LOVE IN THE AIR

By |June 26th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

~Sally's Diary~ This afternoon, on the 3rd dive, Sayoko san with Sally was lucky enough to see Mandarin fish kissing!!!  This is part of their mating ritual, and quite rare to see.  We watched them for about 15 minutes and in total saw 7 close up.  A very nice afternoon show. ~サリーの日記~ 今日の午後のダイビングでのこと。。サヨコさんとダイビング中にニシキテグリが向かい合ってチュッとKissするところが見れたのよ!これは交接シーンの一部でもあるのだけど、なかなか簡単には見られないのよ。サヨコさんとふたりでその場に留まって15分ほど観察。。合計7匹のニシキテグリを確認できたわ。とてもステキなアフタヌーンショーになったわね! [...]

25 06, 2010

IMPORTANT VIP CONFERENCE AT POM POM

By |June 25th, 2010|Categories: News|

~Sally's Diary~ We were honoured 2 days ago, to be hosting  Police conference, which was held in our Conference Room.  We had many other Resort Operators and Dive Operations from Semporna, Mabul and Mataking also joining the meeting to discuss any on-going business, to give the chance to discuss concerns and ensure that stakeholders were [...]

18 06, 2010

FIRST EGGS IN NEW HATCHERY

By |June 18th, 2010|Categories: News|

~Sally's Diary~ Our new hatchery has been christened with its first new arrivals, 2 nights ago, we found a Hawksbill Turtle laying eggs and carefully transferred them to their new home.  Hawksbill Turtles are endangered so it is very important to protect them from predators or poachers.  Our Italian Guests who accompanied Ray and Raimond, [...]

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