One effect of the recent hurricanes is the loss of sea turtle nests. About 30% of South Carolina's Loggerhead nests were impacted by Hurricane Irma. We were very fortunate that all of the Seabrook Island nests had hatched. The last on the day before the storm.
The linked article summarizes the effect on Florida sea turtles ..... https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/06/science/hurricane-florida-sea-turtle-nests-irma.html?emc=eta1