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, [...]

2 11, 2014

A unique experience

By |November 2nd, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Are you a diver? Looking for new experiences? Come join us at Pom Pom Island Resort for a unique experience: Coral Planting! You can not only enjoy a dive, but also contribute to the regeneration of our planet's coral reefs. Pom Pom island in the past was a blast fishing site, which has destroyed most [...]

25 10, 2014

So close yet still So many nests

By |October 25th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

We are so near the end of the nesting season yet we are still finding so many nest. 2 nests were found in 2 consecutive days. 80 green turtle eggs were on the 24th and another 89 green turtle eggs found on the 25th. In total we have 7 nests in our hatchery with expected hatching dates [...]

23 04, 2014

Earth day 22nd April 2014

By |April 23rd, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

We celebrated Earth day at PomPom resort to support a greener more sustainable future for our planet. We had various activities planned which included a beach clean-up (with over 50% guest participation) and a lights out for an hour to reduce our carbon footprint. After which we all joined together for a group picture and [...]

3 04, 2014

Hatchlings!

By |April 3rd, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Lats night we found 77 green turtle hatchlings walking around the beach bar area. They were coming out of a nest in front of beach villa 1! All the hatchlings were collected and released by beach villa 22 where the light from the hotel is less. We are monitoring the nest waiting for more hatchlings [...]

4 03, 2014

Turtle season is here!

By |March 4th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

With the start of the nesting season we have started the turtle walk. Marine biologist, local patrollers, police and guests come together every night at 9pm for a 10min briefing on the turtles and then a 40min/1hour walk around the island hoping to find a nesting green or hawksbill turtle! If the turtle nests the [...]

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