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 [...]

Lucky Saturday

Hello Pom Pom Lovers! We had a very lucky day here at Pom Pom Island Resort! A Green Turtle and Hawksbill Turtle babies, hatch from their nest en masse and then rush to the sea all together to increase their chances of survival against predators. We release in total more than 200 baby turtles. [...]

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 [...]

A champion from the sea

Not every story about marine animals caught in fishing gear ends this beautifully, so it’s important to recognize when one does. Our story involves a beautiful green turtle, a small Island, a fishing line, and a lot of people from different countries… A few weeks ago, we posted about an injured Green Turtle and [...]

WWF & Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD) visit Pom Pom!

On 1st November, WWF-Malaysia, WWF-Indonesia & Sabah Wildlife Department visited Pom Pom Island resort for the Advisory and Monitoring Programme of Turtle Conservation in Pom Pom Island. This Turtle Advisory Group and Monitoring Programme visit is one of the strategies identified for turtle conservation in the northeast islands including Pom Pom Island. This field visit [...]