Pom Pom Turtle Camp

Hello Pom Pom Lovers! We have very exciting news for you all: The Pom Pom Turtle Camp! Volunteer program for sea turtle conservation and preservation Pom Pom Sea Turtle Conservation Camp gives you the unique chance to explore the beautiful world of sea turtles and the warm, pristine waters of the Celebes [...]

Sea Surface Temperature Data Sharing Workshop With WWF Malaysia

Hello Pom Pom Lovers! We had the fantastic opportunity to participate in the "Sea Surface Temperature Data Sharing Workshop 2019" organised by WWF Malaysia in Semporna. Currently, Dr Tommy Cheo Seng Kong from WWF Malaysia study the water temperature around Semporna to predict coral bleaching events due to an increase in water temperature (>30°C) [...]

Marine Life in Pom Pom Island Resort Housereef

Hello Pom Pom Lovers, I heard that some of you love to go for a morning snorkelling or diving in mandarin house-reef, a wonderful dive site at a fin kick from the jetty! Take a few minutes break to enjoy this video made by our Resident Marine Biologist, Oriana! I will then wait for [...]

Pom Pom Island Sea Turtle Photo-Identification Database

Hello Pom Pom Lovers! We have news for all the conservation enthusiasts! Our Marine Biologist is working on a Pom Pom Sea Turtle Database aimed at the identification of the turtle population around the island. The photographic identification (photo-ID) is an alternative method for recognizing the individual. Compared to conventional tagging, this method of [...]

Sea Turtle Helper!

This month we have been quite busy making changes to our  Pom Pom Sea Turtle Hatchery! A big thanks to all the amazing people that contributed to the Sea Turtle Conservation Program: Alisha, Pier Dullio, Almarosa, Rossana, Stefano, Serena, Anna, Tracy, Arno, Emilia, Mr Lau, Mr Bahar, Emanuel, Laus and all the others!! Share [...]

Pom Pom Island Resort Sea Turtle Conservation Program

Hello Pom Pom Lovers, You may have already heard about our sea turtle conservation program :) Sea turtles are under threat in the world’s oceans and are officially listed as threatened by IUCN (the International Union for Conservation of Nature). Pom Pom Island is an important nesting and feeding sites for Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) [...]

Goodbye Plastic Straw!

Hello Pom Pom Lovers. Yes, we did it! We are now refusing single-use of plastic straws. Our resort switched to healthier and more environmentally friendly alternatives!! We buy from the amazing GREEN SEMPORNA stainless metal straws. Why should you update to stainless steel straws? Well, there are a lot of reasons, and some are listed below: [...]