Memo of Understanding with Sabah Wildlife Department about Pom Pom Turtle Hatchery

Hello Pom Pom Lovers! It’s time to celebrate here in Pom Pom! At the end of Semporna Hari Penyu (Semporna Turtle Day), we renew our Memorandum of Understanding with the amazing Sabah Wildlife Department for Pom Pom Island Turtle Hatchery! A huge thank you go to WWF-Malaysia for the (almost) daily help!! Our marine biologist Oriana and reservation [...]

Hi Pom Pom Lovers!

We have a limited space left in our resort in June, July and August - don't miss it! Pom Pom Island Resort is known for its clear blue water, breath-taking sunsets and completely pedestrian way of life - travel around the tiny island by foot, bicycle or kayak. Moreover, the sea turtle nesting season is about [...]

Coral Conservation News

Our coral conservation team has a new artificial reef and a new entry: the Chinese dive instructor Mya! This week the coral conservation team has been busy planting corals on the new frame and surveying the little guys plated in the last few months! The coral conservation team build artificial reefs to promote marine life [...]

A big thank to Tom and Rein Unger for adopting Pom Pom Corals!

On 24th July, the conservation team got new coral gardeners, Tom and Rein! Despite their age, the 2 divers planted with me and Jussry a lot of coral on our artificial reefs, located in Mandarin house-reef at a depth of 12 meters. We started with a short briefing on the dive site and coral [...]

Green Turtle Nest Adoption

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 [...]

Artificial frames check

Hello everyone! Our corals conservation team has a new entry: the dive instructor Sue ? We spent almost 75 minutes around the frames area, removing the bleached corals and checking the attachment of the new planted fragments… our house reef is getting better day by day and healthy coral reef has many benefits. It [...]

A big thank to Jessica and Manuela: Our Coral Sponsors

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 [...]

Reef rangers against plastic

.....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 [...]

CORALS, TURTLES, RESCUE OPERATIONS, BABY TURTLE RELEASE AND SPONSORSHIPS: a big thank to Lydia and Andy!

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 [...]