1. 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]
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. City of Tampa Water Department employees leave the dock as they fill the Hillsborough River with green dye. [CHRIS URSO | Times (2018)]
  5. Thick rafts of sargassum seaweed washed up on the seashore by the 71st Street area in Miami Beach on July 28, 2020.
  6. The beach off Indian Rocks Beach is flush with visitors despite the presence of red tide on Friday, Mar 10, 2023, off Pinellas County.
  7. Environmental lawyer Tom Reese is pictured in May 2000 in his home office.
  8. Discolored water is observed near Pinellas County beaches near Indian Shores during a flight with SouthWings volunteers on Friday.
  9. 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.
  10. Dead fish are seen along the shore of the intracoastal waters near the Dunedin Marina on Wednesday.
  11. An aerial view of the east side of Pine Key Island, formerly known as Beer Can Island, off the coast of Apollo Beach, between Apollo Beach and MacDill Air Force Base.
  12. Mark and Tamara Brandt were able to keep their Wimauma home powered during and after Hurricane Ian in September.
  13. A dead goliath grouper floats on the surface of the ocean on Aug. 8, 2021, in the Gulf of Mexico.
  14. Rex the dolphin came to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium in 2020 with health challenges. He was determined to have significant hearing loss, making him nonreleasable.
  15. Aerial drone photo of the Hillsborough River near the site of a sewage spill from a lift station pictured on Thursday in Tampa.
  16. Aerial drone photo of the Hillsborough River near the site of a sewage spill from a lift station pictured Thursday in Tampa.
  17. Firestone has made greener tires made from the guayule desert shrub for the IndyCar Series. They'll appear in five races this year, including the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.
  18. Dead fish are shown washed up at Pass-a-Grille Beach in December. The red tide organism, Karenia brevis, was detected along Florida’s Gulf Coast.
  19. “A governor must have a strong sense of true north to guide him, but that sense must be coupled with the ability and willingness to lead with conviction,” Gov. Ron DeSantis writes in his new book’s opening page.
  20. Aerial drone view of the new Gladys E. Douglas Preserve, 44 acres of untouched wild forest with hiking trails, and a lake is pictured on Friday in Dunedin.
  21. A dog looks out of the passenger side window of a car in Orlando on Feb. 13. A proposed ban on people driving with their dogs' heads outside car windows has drawn backlash.
  22. Beachgoers are seen along the shore and in the water Thursday in Madeira Beach. State biologists said they received reports of fish kills and breathing problems at some Pinellas County beaches this week due to a red tide bloom.
  23. The FBI's field office in Tampa has offered to help Clearwater officials investigate a concerning yearslong lapse in its recycling program.
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