8 05, 2017

Injured Green Turtle and Surgery

By |May 8th, 2017|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News|Tags: , , , |

Yesterday afternoon, volunteers spotted a green turtle attached to a mooring line with a fishing line around the front leg. The flipper was missing and the bone protruding. Oriana, our resident Marine Biologist and Rayner, our Honorary Wildlife Warden, taken care of the turtle, while waiting for specialist vets, the Wildlife Rescue Unit (WRU) of [...]

18 04, 2017

A lucky night – 52 green hatchlings

By |April 18th, 2017|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Recreation|Tags: , , |

It was a lucky night here in Pom Pom Island Resort..we released 52 green hatchling!! The babies decided to hatch during dinner time, and a group of guests had the opportunity to see them! Big thanks go to Biagio, Manuela, Francesca,  the biologists Alex and Lidia, and Veronique for supporting turtle conservation! [...]

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 [...]

15 08, 2011

August turtle season

By |August 15th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

This month has been really busy at the hatchery, we are patrolling every evening with our lovely guests, some have been very lucky and had turtles nesting outside their beach villas! Also this week, lots of baby turtles have been born, 3 nests in the last 3 days, yesterday was a Hawksbill turtle nest which [...]

24 03, 2011

Turtle nesting season has started !

By |March 24th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Our patrol found a green turtle nest , 93 eggs were carefully transferred to our hatchery beside Dive Centre. パトローラーがアオウミガメの巣から93個の卵を保護、93個の卵をダイブセンター脇のハッチャリー(卵の保護センター)へ無事に移送しました。 It is our first turtle nest in 2011 !    2011年、最初の海亀の巣、ハッチャリーへ移送完了!

12 12, 2010

Turtle Watching

By |December 12th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Chiemi San was helping our guests yesterday with turtle spotting from the Jetty at Pom Pom Island.  It is only possible when we have high tide which happens twice a day and the turtles come in to feed off the sea grass which is shallow water.  When the tide goes out, the turtles must return [...]

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