Shimah had one of Tracc’s 2018 Industrial Training placements. She spent six months with us learning to dive, to restore the reef, to engage with the local community and to tackle the myriad issues facing our marine environment. Here, she recounts her experience in her own words.Read More
We have some exciting news… TRACC is now able to train volunteers on Reef Check surveys, enabling them to have a certification from Reef Check, and be Eco Divers! This is very exciting for us, as we’ll be able to add to a global image of the state of the world’s reefs, as well helping us to track the impact of our own restoration projects on Pom Pom.
We had wanted to visit the police to build more of a relationship with them, and the easiest way to do this when there’s a language barrier is to play a sport- especially when one side is awful and can be laughed at by everyone!Read More
“Guys an emergency has occurred to one of TRACC’s loyal friends, his name is Zainal, his Mum has lost a lot of blood. The hospital is unwilling to use their low reserve on a local Bajau old lady with no nationality, but they are willing to do a blood exchange”Read More
They seemed very happy running off down the beach with our volunteers, all working together to pick up plastic, polystyrene, flip flops… and anything else we could find! We did bring some music with us, a playlist full of local music, and some of our favourites too.Read More
Harlequin Shrimp , if observed, are beautiful and graceful creatures. You may see them swaying back and forth peacefully waving their paddle like claws as if dancing. They form monogamous pairs, usually spending their entire life with the same partner. I know what you’re thinking, naaaw what sweet, lovely little organisms, in thinking this you would be wrong!Read More