Endangered Species Coalition member organization Oceana posted this great blog for Endangered Species Day:
The Endangered Species Act protects endangered and critically endangered creatures like this loggerhead sea turtle. Still, there is much work to be done.
May 17th is the day to show your love for endangered sea turtles, whales, dolphins, and all sorts of marine creatures. Why? Because it’s Endangered Species Day! Today is the day to learn and share information about your favorite endangered animals and rally support around the creatures that need it most. This year is especially significant because 2013 is also the 40th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act, the law ensuring that protections are in place for dwindling species in the U.S.
Here are some of the ways Oceana has been helping out endangered and threatened marine wildlife lately...read more.