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Tampa Bay’s three ports – Tampa Bay, Manatee and St. Petersburg -- are vital to the region’s economy. Ships from around the world ply the bay’s manmade nautical highways, carrying petroleum products, fertilizer, citrus and tropical fruits, cruise passengers, and cargo shipped in containers like...

In 2015, Tampa Bay had 40,295 acres of seagrass, the most observed on the bay's bottom in 60 years! Needing sunlight and clear water to grow, seagrasses are a living benchmark of the bay's health. Bradenton-based photographer Jimmy White, an avid diver, captured this stunning...