World Turtle Day is to bring recognition to the American Tortoise Rescue organization. People can donate money towards this nonprofit company, to help the many turtles who need our help. You can also volunteer for other organizations who promote turtle conservation and protection. World Turtle Day started in 1990, so the extinction of these beautiful sea creatures could be brought to light.
Almost 70% of the turtles that are alive today are on the endangered species list including seven species of sea turtles (which include the Hawksbill,