• 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