'Hands Across the Sand' protests along Florida beaches

  • Connor Tate and Lindsey Correia hold hands on Pensacola Beach as part of the Hands Across the Sands protest on Saturday against the BP oil rig disaster. WALTER MICHOT/ / MAIMI HERALD STAFF

  • Connor Tate and Lindsey Correia hold hands on Pensacola Beach as part of the Hands Across the Sands protest on Saturday against the BP oil rig disaster. WALTER MICHOT/ / MAIMI HERALD STAFF

  • Dozens hold hands on Pensacola Beach as part of the Hands Across the Sands protest on Saturday against the BP oil rig disaster. WALTER MICHOT/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Dozens hold hands on Pensacola Beach as part of the Hands Across the Sands protest on Saturday against the BP oil rig disaster. WALTER MICHOT/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Activists participate in a Hands Across the Sands protest at Jaycee Beach Park in Vero Beach on Saturday. About 65 people attended. JOE RIMKUS JR./ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Mariana Huerdo, who is eight months pregnant, holds a black ribbon saying 'No Oil 2030' during a protest on Saturday morning. She was one of hundreds on the beach. PETER ANDREW BOSCH/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Activists handed out black ribbon's with a 'No Oil 2030' message during a protest in South Beach on Saturday. PETER ANDREW BOSCH/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Hands Across the Sands for cleaner energy protest at Jaycee Beach Park in Vero Beach on Saturday. About 65 people participated here at the beach. JOE RIMKUS JR./ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Dozens participate in the Hands Across the Sands for cleaner energy protest at Jaycee Beach Park in Vero Beach on Saturday. About 65 people participated. JOE RIMKUS JR./ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • About 25 people participated in a protest against oil drilling at the Florida Keys Sombrero Beach in Marathon, on Saturday. CAMMY CLARK/MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Protesters haul a black tarp to protest the BP oil spill before forming a human line in South Beach, on Saturday. PETER ANDREW BOSCH/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Protesters hold hands as they joined others to form a line protesting the BP oil spill in South Beach, on Saturday. PETER ANDREW BOSCH/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Kayla Ray, left, Steven Ray, center, and Loren Giddens, right, look on as hundreds of protesters hold hands to protest the BP oil spill in South Beach, on Saturday. PETER ANDREW BOSCH/MIAMI HERALD STAFF