Turtle nest sponsors

A big thank you to Ms.Gail & Mr.Paul & Mr.Keith who have very kindly sponsored our turtle nest which have been transferred to hatchery on 23.March. This latest nest is green turtle eggs, they will hatch in about 60 days.  We want to thank you all very much for your kind support and look forward [...]

By |March 26th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Hatchery maintenance

This week, at the hatchery, our Turtle Patrol are busy replacing the old sand in the hatchery with fresh clean sand.  The reason for this is that over time, the original sand becomes dirty and we start getting tree root and ant problems.  Its a big job to take out all the sand, but the [...]

By |January 22nd, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

More Baby Turtles!

Last night, witnessed by our lovely guests from Canada, Australia, Singapore,  Britain, Holland, Germany and Malay, we had another successful hatching of Hawksbill baby turtles.  We had 142 babies out of 165 eggs, so a good standard for the hatch rate, especially as there had been a little rain which can effect the hatch rates.  [...]

By |October 28th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

TURTLE WALKS

~Sally's Diary~ 28.February Yunus is impressing our guests with his turtle walks.  Most evenings, weather and tide permitting, we make turtle patrols around our island.  Our guests are very welcome to join us and see if they are lucky enough to find a female turtle looking to lay her eggs.  It is very important not to [...]

By |March 9th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

WWF ADESSIUM MEETING

~Sally's Diary~ On the 23rd of February, we hosted the WWF Adessium meeting on behalf of Gavin Jolis, the meeting was attended by Dato Panglima and his daugher, Nino Ho, WWF, Jan Versteegh WWF Netherlands, Ken Kassem, (WWF),Dr Arun Venkataraman, WWF Malaysia, Sharon Ng Lay Har, WWF Malaysia, Angela Lim Lee Hee, WWF Malaysia , [...]

Sally’s parents visited Pom Pom !

~Sally's Diary~ Sally has been very happy this week, as my parents have been able to travel to Sipadan Pom Pom Island and see where I work on our lovely island.  The weather has been really good, nice sunny days with a soft sea breeze, we went snorkelling to Mantabuan and saw many types of [...]

Yayasan Group visited Pom Pom

Yayasan Group 25 pax from Tawau & Kota Kinabalu visited Pom Pom ! They reached to jetty with "Pom Pom♪ " calling.  地元、タワウとコタキナバルよりヤヤサングループ25名がポンポン島ご訪問。”ポンポン♪” の掛け声とともに桟橋に到着! They enjoyed walking around island, tea time, kayaking,swimming at sunset time, turtle watching from Jetty at night time. 島歩きをしたり、ティータイム、カヤックにサンセットスイミング、夜は桟橋から海亀ウォッチングを楽しみました。

By |November 11th, 2009|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

WWF Inspection

This week the World Wildlife Fund have come to inspect our new hatchery at Pom Pom Island. Gavin Jollis, the new turtle specialist looked around our new hatchery, remarking how attractive but functional it was, fitting into the Pom Pom Island design. During the visit over coffee Sally and Marco asked Nina Ho and Gavin [...]

New Turtle Hatchery Area

Pom Pom William is working for..... うちのウィリアム氏。。。何をしているかといいますと・・・ New Turtle Hatchery protected area has been reformed. 海亀の卵の保護施設、リフォーム工事完成! Turtle eggs will be hatched around early November which buried on 20.september. 9月20日に埋めた卵が11月の上旬ごろには孵化する予定。。 If you are lucky, you may have a chance to see the scene that baby turtles are born from the eggs during you stay in [...]

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