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  1. Patrons are stranded but in good spirits after heavy snow at Britain's Tan Hill Inn, shown here in March.
  2. Potatoes await harvesting at Green Thumb Farms in 2017 in Fryeburg, Maine. University of Maine researchers are trying to produce potatoes that can better withstand warming temperatures as the climate changes.
  3. Banner the green sea turtle, which rehabbed at the Florida Aquarium in Tampa after being severely injured by a boat propeller, is at the Mississippi Aquarium getting medicine to reduce intestinal gas because a buildup was keeping her from diving.
  4. Activists from Extinction Rebellion block the entrance to the Amazon fulfilment centre, preventing lorries from entering or leaving on Black Friday, the global retail giant's busiest day of the year, in Tilbury, England, Friday. The group has targeted Amazon sites in Doncaster, Darlington, Dunfremline, Newcastle, Manchester, Peterborough, Derby, Coventry, Rugeley, Dartford, Bristol, Tilbury and Milton Keynes.
  5. In this Aug. 25 file photo, an oil well works at sunrise in Watford City, N.D. The Biden administration on Friday called for an overhaul of the nation’s oil and gas leasing program to focus on areas that are most suitable for energy development and raise costs for energy companies to drill on public lands and water.
  6. Members of the media join the West Klosterman Preservation Group for a tour of 14 acres owned by Pinellas County Schools on Nov. 18 in Tarpon Springs. The nonprofit is working to raise $3.2 million by July 1 to preserve the land, which is in jeopardy of being cleared by developers.
  7. Eugene the eagle eats her stolen shark at the Dunedin Causeway on Nov. 18.
  8. Recently dumped refuse is loaded into a feed chute at the tipping floor that supplies the waste incinerator last week at the Pinellas County’s Waste-to-Energy facility at 3095 114th Ave N in St. Petersburg.
  9. A bottlenose dolphin pops above the water and looks toward an Eckerd College research boat.
  10. A flare burns methane from oil production in August at a well pad near Watford City, N.D. A social and environmental policy bill passed by House Democrats includes a plan to impose a fee on emissions of methane, a powerful pollutant that leaks from oil and gas wells and contributes to global warming.
  11. A boy holds a plush toy of Winter the dolphin, who died Nov. 11 of intestinal issues, while standing for a photo in front of a memorial at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium on Saturday.
  12. Storm clouds form over the Florida Everglades which are facing an environmental storm caused by pollution and man's interference with the ecosystem.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed work on a $339 million Everglades restoration project aimed at cleansing water runoff before it flows into a troubled Florida river.
  13. A Monarch butterfly spreads its wings in the Great Garden at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens on Oct. 14 in Akron, Ohio.
  14. Male greater sage grouse perform their mating ritual in 2013 on a lake near Walden, Colo. The Biden administration is considering new measures to protect the ground-dwelling bird that was once found across much of the U.S. West. It has lost vast areas of habitat in recent decades due to oil and gas drilling, grazing, wildfires and other pressures.
  15. Workers clean up dead fish in a  canal in Apollo Beach during Red Tide-triggered fish kills around Tampa Bay this summer. Wednesday, the Hillsborough County Commission approved a new limit on landscape fertilizers during the rainy season. Commissioner Mariella Smith first proposed the ordinance at the height of the fish kills.
  16. Florida had already set a record for manatee deaths in 2021. The toll has now surpassed 1,000.
  17. Another Florida panther has been struck and killed by a car. Up to 230 of the endangered cats remain in the wild.
  18. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials free a bear from a plastic container trapped around her head.
  19. Carole Baskin, left, and her husband, Howard Baskin, leave the Sam Gibbons United States Courthouse in Tampa on Monday after attending a hearing in their lawsuit against Netflix ahead of the release of Tiger King 2.
  20. In this 2018 photo provided by the Lee County Sheriff's Office, Sgt. Dave Drum was called about a "very large pig rooting around" in East Manor Mobile Home Park in North Fort Myers.
  21. Alok Sharma, centre seated, President of the COP26 summit attends a stocktaking plenary session at the COP26 U.N. Climate Summit, in Glasgow, Scotland, Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021. Going into overtime, negotiators at U.N. climate talks in Glasgow are still trying to find common ground on phasing out coal, when nations need to update their emission-cutting pledges and, especially, on money. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
  22. John Kerry, United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, center, confers during a stocktaking plenary session at the COP26 U.N. Climate Summit in Glasgow, Scotland, Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021. Going into overtime, negotiators at U.N. climate talks in Glasgow are still trying to find common ground on phasing out coal, when nations need to update their emission-cutting pledges and, especially, on money. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
  23. Monica Braithwaite, 10, sheds a tear near a memorial to Winter at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium Saturday, November 13, 2021. She and her mother, Maritza Braithwaite come to the aquarium several times a week. Last Wednesday they were told Winter’s tank was empty and the dolphin was seeing a doctor, “I had to tell her eventually,” Maritza said.
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