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 [...]

Earth Hour 2017

To celebrate Earth Hour we switched off all the light in Pom Pom Island Resort! After the projection of "Before the Flood" documentary, the Earth Hour team (with the help of our guests) lighted more than 200 candles!! It was a special night! and ....surprisingly, some special guests, came out  :) 31 hawksbill hatchling [...]

Recognition as 1 part of the CTI-RBF!!

On the 10-11th Oct 2011, Pom Pom Island Resort attends the Coral Triangle Initiative Regional Business Forum (CTI-RBF) in Royale Chulan, Kuala Lumpur. CTI Regional Business Forum consist of 6 country; Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste and Papua New Guinea. Among this, Pom Pom Island Resort been recognized as the part of CTI-RBF. On [...]

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

Wildlife Warden

Rayner, our Dive Master at Pom Pom Island Resort, has been officially recognized after passing his exam earlier, as a Wildlife Warden.  This gives him the power of arrest and he is able to make reports of harm to wildlife to the authorities.  In conjunction with WWF, the Sabah Wildlife Department arranged a special presentation [...]

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

More Turtle eggs

Yesterday evening, the turtle patrol came across another turtle laying eggs, this time a green turtle who laid 85 eggs.  Our guests were lucky and were able to see the mother turtle return to the sea after laying her eggs.  We look some measurements as we keep records for WWF and Sabah Wildlife Department.  The [...]

By |May 21st, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Honorary Wildlife Warden

Rayner Ignatius, one of our Dive Masters at Pom Pom Dive Centre has just returned from an intensive course to become qualified as an Honorary Wildlife Warden. This was held by Sabah Parks Wildlife Department and assisted by WWF. On the first day, he attended lectures regarding the Wildlife Conservation Act of  1977, conservation issues [...]

By |October 15th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

SEAGRASS PROTECTION

~Sally's Diary~ Sally went with the WWF to their training session on 28.Feb for learning to survey the sea grass at Mataking Island.  Its very important part of our eco system which needs to be monitored, for without it, the turtles and many other life forms would suffer.  We need the sea grass to be healthy [...]

By |March 2nd, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

WWF ADESSIUM MEETING

~Sally's Diary~ On the 23rd of February, we hosted the WWF Adessium meeting on behalf of Gavin Jolis, the meeting was attended by Dato Panglima and his daugher, Nino Ho, WWF, Jan Versteegh WWF Netherlands, Ken Kassem, (WWF),Dr Arun Venkataraman, WWF Malaysia, Sharon Ng Lay Har, WWF Malaysia, Angela Lim Lee Hee, WWF Malaysia , [...]

Conservation of Sea turtles

~Sally's Diary~ The Dive Staff were very happy to meet Amelia Ng, the marine biologist from Mataking and Gavin Jolis from WWF, Semporna.  They came to Pom Pom to  give a talk to our guests and staff about the  Sea Turtles and Conservation methods,  Sally gave a short talk beforehand about the Conservation efforts made [...]

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