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 [...]

14 10, 2014

Our turtle hatchery as of Oct 13th 2014

By |October 14th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

On the 12th of October 0530 hours we found a Hawksbill turtle nest! 83 Hawskbill turtle eggs was transferred to our hatchery. Another victory for the Pom Pom Island conservation team. The nest was sponsored the same day by Asian Trials Malaysia (A travel agency which is very keen on our conservation effort here at [...]

4 03, 2014

Turtle season is here!

By |March 4th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

With the start of the nesting season we have started the turtle walk. Marine biologist, local patrollers, police and guests come together every night at 9pm for a 10min briefing on the turtles and then a 40min/1hour walk around the island hoping to find a nesting green or hawksbill turtle! If the turtle nests the [...]

11 10, 2011

Ms.Yi Lun from Taiwan

By |October 11th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Ms.Yi Lun from Taiwan enjoyed her 1 week holidays with us. We found a big turtle swimming besides jetty at her arrival, it looks like the turtle welcoming her, also  she was lucky to see the baby turtles,too.  Yi Lun took an Open Water Course with our Instructor Eleonora, she is happy to discover the new world of underwater. 台湾からのイールンさんは1週間の休暇をポンポン島で過ごしたのよ。リゾート到着時は桟橋付近を泳ぐ大きな海亀を発見。まるでイールンさんへウェルカムのご挨拶をしているようだったわね。それに、ラッキーなことにリゾートで保護している海亀の巣からうまれた赤ちゃん海亀も見れたのよ。また、リゾートではインストラクターのエレオノラからオープンウォーターのダイビングライセンスも取得!水中世界という新しい体験と世界が広がって彼女もとってもうれしそうだったわ! [...]

23 09, 2011

Thank you to Helen and David!

By |September 23rd, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Helen and David are our lovely Turtle sponsors from the UK, who have sponsored our nest of 101 Green Turtle eggs laid on the 4th of September. Helen and David joined our Patrol that night and were able to witness when the Mother Turtle laid her eggs! It was also another busy day at the [...]

15 09, 2011

Baby Turtles Hatching

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

Yesterday we had some new arrivals at the hatchery, it looks like being a busy week, as there are many nests due at the moment.  One of the babies was born earlier, but released okay, then the rest came at 5pm, all very active, and released immediately to the sea. [...]

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