EARTH DAY 2018

Here in Pom Pom Island Resort, we celebrated the “Earth Day” in a very special way! During the morning, 47 green turtle hatchlings made their own way to the great blue! It was completely amazing to see how fast baby turtles can run when they feel the sea and we all love it! Later, [...]

Sea turtles are coming back!

Our sea turtle hatchery is getting full again! On 2017, we have released 8430 Green and Hawksbill hatchlings into the turquoise water of the Celebes Sea, and right now we have 5 green and 2 hawksbill turtle nests ready to hatch in the next few weeks. Visit Pom Pom Island Resort and discover more [...]

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 [...]

New Coral Gardeners: the Family Chan

Hello everyone, today I have been in the water with an amazing family of coral gardeners: the family Chan! We enjoyed all afternoon, planting corals on a new artificial reef, the NEMO reef, located in Mandarin house-reef. Thanks to Family Chan, now more corals have a good substrate to attach on! Help us to [...]

Carolina and Alessandro Nest Hatched!

Watching a "hatchling" struggle out of the nest and make its own way to the water is very special and emotional experience.... Last night, after the daily turtle patrol, the conservation team checked few nests, and one of them  (green turtle, 44 eggs), sponsored by Carolina and Alessandro, was just starting to hatch!! In [...]

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 [...]

Crown-of-thorns clean up with surprise!!

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 [...]

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 surprise at Beach Villa 1

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 [...]

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