1. A burner on a stove emits blue flames from natural gas. A Florida bill would create incentives for the development of renewable natural gas.
  2. Carole Baskin with Dutchess the tiger at Big Cat Rescue in 2020. Baskin's husband, Howard Baskin, announced Monday that most of the famed sanctuary's cats will be moved to Arkansas this year, with an eventual goal of closing and selling the Tampa facility.
  3. A group of Florida manatees are pictured in a canal where discharge from a nearby Florida Power & Light plant warms the water in Fort Lauderdale in 2010. Manatee deaths have declined this year.
  4. Jane Goodall is pictured here in Gombe, Tanzania, where she has spent years documenting the lives of chimpanzees. The renowned conservationist is visiting Tampa this week to speak about her life's work and maintaining hope in a time of ecological decline.
  5. People dance and sing to gospel music during FAST’s annual Nehemiah Action assembly which gathers hundreds of congregants from various religious groups together to call on public officials for social justice reforms, at Indian Rocks Baptist Church in Largo on Monday.
  6. Jonathan Vasquez and his girlfriend, Valerie Romero, both of Tampa, bundle up while fishing from end of the St. Petersburg Pier just after sunrise on Wednesday.
  7. Seaweed covers the Atlantic shore in Frigate Bay, St. Kitts and Nevis, Aug. 3, 2022. On shore, sargassum is a nuisance — carpeting beaches and releasing a pungent smell as it decays. For hotels and resorts, clearing the stuff off beaches can amount to a round-the-clock operation.
  8. Culex lactator, a new mosquito species found in Florida, comes from a group of mosquito species that transmit the West Nile and St. Louis encephalitis viruses. The mosquito species originates in Central America and northern South America, according to University of Florida researchers.
  9. Two male mute swans feed along the banks of a small pond Tuesday in Palm Harbor.
  10. Tampa’s Museum of Science and Industry will offer free admission Saturday when it hosts the second annual Tampa Bay Water Days.
  11. Water flows in Hillsborough County's Northwest Hillsborough Regional Reclaimed Water facility, Tuesday, March 15, 2022,  Tampa Bay Water approved an agreement Monday in which the county will inject the treated water underground to offset new water taken from an inland well to provide new drinking water to fast-growing southern Hillsborough County. TIMES.
  12. The beaches off Indian Rocks Beach are flush with visitors despite the presence of red tide earlier this month.
  13. In this photo taken with a drone, farmworkers and allies march through agricultural land on the first day of a five-day trek aimed at highlighting the Fair Food Program, which has enlisted food retailers to use their clout with growers to ensure better working conditions and wages for farmworkers. [REBECCA BLACKWELL | Associated Press]
  14. Former state Sen. Janet Cruz (left) and incumbent Lynn Hurtak (right) face each other in the April 25 runoff for the citywide District 3 seat on the Tampa City Council.
  15. From left, Pinellas County Commission Chairperson Janet Long, Indian Rocks Beach Mayor Cookie Kennedy, White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs Director Julie Chavez Rodriguez, Pinellas County Public Works Director Kelli Levy and Pinellas County Intergovernmental Liaison Brian Lowack. The group met March 6 at the White House as Pinellas County seeks help in a stalemate with the Army Corps of Engineers over beach renourishment policy.
  16. City of Tampa Water Department employees leave the dock as they fill the Hillsborough River with green dye. [CHRIS URSO | Times (2018)]
  17. Thick rafts of sargassum seaweed washed up on the seashore by the 71st Street area in Miami Beach on July 28, 2020.
  18. The beach off Indian Rocks Beach is flush with visitors despite the presence of red tide on Friday, Mar 10, 2023, off Pinellas County.
  19. Environmental lawyer Tom Reese is pictured in May 2000 in his home office.
  20. Discolored water is observed near Pinellas County beaches near Indian Shores during a flight with SouthWings volunteers on Friday.
  21. Rex and Rudolph, swim together at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium on Aug. 6, 2020. Rex, 8, is one of four dolphins to die at the facility in the last 16 months.
  22. Dead fish are seen along the shore of the intracoastal waters near the Dunedin Marina on Wednesday.
  23. Mark and Tamara Brandt were able to keep their Wimauma home powered during and after Hurricane Ian in September.
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