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  1. An overhead image of the Piney Point phosphogypsum complex in Manatee County in April.
  2. A pile of dead fish gathered on the bow of a boat June 17 as crews plucked dead marine life from the Intracoastal Waterway between Clearwater and Dunedin. The suspected cause of the fish kill was the recent Red Tide blooms that the state has detected in Pinellas, Hillsborough, Manatee and now Pasco counties.
  3. Hillsborough is updating the land-use plans for the rural areas around Balm and Wimauma in southern Hillsborough County. Last week, Hillsborough Commission Chairwoman Pat Kemp said the county should eliminate its policy requiring developers to install central water and sewer which allows greater housing densities outside the county's urban core.
  4. Glenda Bushy and Julie Swanson dance while Jimmy Suvoy performs at Crabby Bill’s Restaurant during their Luau party on Sunday, June 20, 2021 in Indian Rocks Beach.
  5. A dead fish is seen floating in the water as palm trees are reflected Thursday, June 17, 2021 in the intracoastal waters between Clearwater and Dunedin, Fla. Pinellas County had small boats retrieving dead fish in Dunedin and around Clearwater Harbor Thursday. The fish kill is attributed to the recent Red Tide bloom.
  6. Wildlife officials have removed 250 alligators from Disney properties in the five years since a 2-year-old boy was killed by an alligator at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa.
  7. Hillsborough County is preserving 84 acres near the Little Manatee River through its Jan K. Platt Environmental Lands Acquisition Preservation Program.
  8. Salvatore Cuccia, 21, of Clearwater, waits as a front loader picks up a bag of dead fish Thursday in Dunedin. Pinellas County had small boats retrieving dead fish in Dunedin and around Clearwater Harbor Thursday. The fish kill is attributed to the recent Red Tide bloom.
  9. Rob Asay, 53, and Amy Fetherston, 50, both of The Villages, walk past dozens of dead fish scattered along the beach at Honeymoon Island State Park on Wednesday in Dunedin. Contractors started removing dead fish while Red Tide continued moving north along the Pinellas coast, with concentrations being detected off Clearwater Beach and Honeymoon Island.
  10. A southbound view of Southwest 157th Avenue running next to the Bird Basin Park, the planned route of the State Road 836 extension, whose proposed name is the Kendall Parkway. An administrative judge ruled against the project on March 30, 2020. PEDRO PORTAL PPORTAL@MIAMIHERALD.COM
  11. ZooTampa reported a supersaturation event killed its stingrays. All 12 stingrays housed at ZooTampa at Lowry Park were found dead in their tank on May 27.
  12. Capt. Michael Anderson of Reel Animals charter fishing spots dolphins swimming Thursday near the new Tierra Verde Bridge in St. Petersburg. No dolphins were killed in the demolition of the old drawbridge May 18, state officials said, but Anderson said hundreds of fish died.
  13. Treasure Island Beach Ambassador Carrie Auerbach sits in a hole found on the beach. She said the holes have become larger and more frequent this year, but it's unclear why.
  14. A fishing boat zips past a trio of sailboats as a recent sunset as it settles over the Dunedin Channel on the intracoastal waterway off Dunedin.
  15. A humpback whale like this one tried to swallow a commercial lobster diver in Maine before surfacing and pitting him out.
  16. Dead fish lie on the sand at Indian Shores on Thursday.
  17. Alake, a 20-year-old southern white rhino, gave birth days ago to a female calf at ZooTampa at Lowry Park, according to zoo officials. This is the eighth birth of the species at ZooTampa. The baby rhino has not yet been named.
  18. This January 2010 photo provided by Ian Joughin shows the area near the grounding line of the Pine Island Glacier along its west side in Antarctica. According to a study published in the Friday, June 11, 2021 issue of Science Advances, the critical Antarctic glacier is looking more vulnerable as satellite images show the ice shelf that blocks it from collapsing into the sea is breaking up much faster than before and spawning huge icebergs.
  19. Dead fish lie on the sand at Indian Shores Beach in St. Petersburg on Thursday.
  20. Orange buds growing in a citrus grove in Florida. A panel of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia decided this week to overturn federal approval of the aldicarb pesticide in the production of Florida oranges and grapefruit.
  21. A dead fish is seen on the beach at Indian Shores after reports that Red Tide was found in water samples taken along the Pinellas County coast, according to state officials.
  22. After all 12 of its stingrays died on May 27, ZooTampa is sending tissue and water test samples to a lab in Germany and hiring two aquatic experts to investigate.
  23. Owner Brian Rosegger pulls himself and his boat closer to a line of floating bags to harvest oysters at the Lost Coast Oyster Company farm in Tampa Bay in August 2020.
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