9 11, 2014

Coral Frame No.5

By | November 9th, 2014|News|

We recently deployed our 5th coral frame into our house reef. And had a guest plant 11 coral fragments on the frame. We are actively contributing to the recovery of the coral reef ecosystem, one coral fragment at a time.     We would like to thank the dive team Rayner and Ron and boatmen [...]

2 11, 2014

A unique experience

By | November 2nd, 2014|News|

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 [...]

12 05, 2014

Our first turtle returns!

By | May 12th, 2014|News|

We are very excited that the first turtle to be tagged this season has now returned. She was first seen on the 11th April when she laid a nest (86eggs) in sector B, she was tagged on the right flipper, BJ0805, and was measured, 95cm long and 84cm wide. She was spotted again in sector [...]

23 04, 2014

Earth day 22nd April 2014

By | April 23rd, 2014|News|

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|News|

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 [...]

14 03, 2014

Underwater clean-up!

By | March 14th, 2014|News|

We were very excited to have the first underwater clean-up of the year, we cleaned the house reef to the right side of the jetty. A group of 10 formed by the marine biologists, dive centre staff and guests suited up and went for a free dive. In pairs we wondered around looking for any [...]

4 03, 2014

Turtle season is here!

By | March 4th, 2014|News|

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 [...]

31 08, 2011

Lots of new Mum and Dad Turtle Sponsors this week!

By | August 31st, 2011|News|

Wow, we have to say a HUGE thank you to all the Turtle Sponsors who have very generously supported our Turtle Conservation Fund by sponsoring one of our Turtle Nests.  Its great to get the support of our guests for this project, and its certainly been a busy month for all the new eggs we [...]

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