23 10, 2011

Recognition as 1 part of the CTI-RBF!!

By | October 23rd, 2011|News|

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 [...]

15 09, 2011

Wildlife Warden

By | September 15th, 2011|News|

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 [...]

21 05, 2011

More Turtle eggs

By | May 21st, 2011|News|

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 [...]

15 10, 2010

Honorary Wildlife Warden

By | October 15th, 2010|News|

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 [...]

2 03, 2010

SEAGRASS PROTECTION

By | March 2nd, 2010|News|

~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 [...]

28 02, 2010

WWF ADESSIUM MEETING

By | February 28th, 2010|News|

~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 , [...]

22 02, 2010

WWF MEETING

By | February 22nd, 2010|News|

~Sally's Diary~ Everyone at the Dive Centre and Resort is very excited about the visit from the WWF sponsors all the way from the Netherlands.  They are coming here on the 23rd to inspect our hatchery, visit our snorkelling reefs and also listen to a talk by Gavin on turtle protection and other works that [...]

26 01, 2010

Conservation of Sea turtles

By | January 26th, 2010|News|

~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 [...]

31 10, 2009

WWF Inspection

By | October 31st, 2009|News|

This week the World Wildlife Fund have come to inspect our new hatchery at Pom Pom Island. Gavin Jollis, the new turtle specialist looked around our new hatchery, remarking how attractive but functional it was, fitting into the Pom Pom Island design. During the visit over coffee Sally and Marco asked Nina Ho and Gavin [...]

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