- They are classed as critically endangered with only around 8000 of them left
- Marine turtles are affected by fisheries, illegal wildlife trade and climate change.
- At least six out of seven species of marine turtle are at risk of extinction.
- Marine turtles have thrived in our oceans for over 100 million years.
- They help to keep food chains healthy and even protect coral reef by eating sea sponges.
To find out more or to adopt a turtle through WWF please follow the link below