20 07, 2017

Green Turtle Nest Adoption

By |July 20th, 2017|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Promotions, Recreation|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A big thank you to our turtle sponsor Vivian for adopting a green turtle nest! When we find a sea turtle nests we protect it! On occasion, we need to relocate the nests. This could be because the eggs were laid too close to the water: if turtle eggs are often under water, they [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

5 05, 2017

Thanks to Carl and Nadine for sponsoring Pom Pom Corals

By |May 5th, 2017|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Recreation|Tags: , , , |

Carl and Nadine - Certificate of Participation On 25th April, Carl and Nadine planted with me 4 corals on a new artificial reef (“octopus”), located in mandarin house-reef at a depth of 1.2 meters. Span, Olivia, Cousin Bogans and Nadine will contribute to maintain the natural biodiversity and to protect Pom Pom [...]

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, [...]

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