February 2021 Contents

Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue


The Everglades

Fixing the 'Glades

Fixing the 'Glades

It's been 20 years since Congress approved the plan to "restore" the Everglades. The plan — behind schedule and over budget — is gathering momentum just as new factors threaten to overwhelm it.

Economic Backbone

COVID Impact

The effects of coronavirus on the heart aren't fully known.

Heart in a Box

A machine that revives non-beating donor hearts in enabling more transplants.

One and Done?

A procedure for afib could replace a lifetime of meds for some patients.


Up Front
Better Times Ahead

I am looking forward to 2021 bringing us back to a time we remember fondly.

Pat O'Conner

"To me, there is no greater life experience than walking into a Minor League ballpark."

Editor's Page
Reshaping Teaching

USF's closure of its undergrad education program was a good decision, poorly executed.

Artificial Intelligence

Smart Machines

Smart Machines

AI can't replace humans, but the technology is making inroads in more and more business sectors.

Sports Business
A Champion for Women's Sports

For Nancy Hogshead-Makar, sports has been an avenue for achievement and a source of healing.

Around the State

Underwater Art Project

Miami is getting a new cultural attraction: The Reefline.

Honor Roll

The pandemic-fueled shift to online college learning proved a boon to Honorlock.

Rising Water

Several Water Street projects are nearing completion.

Sky Taxis

A German company is planning a U.S. hub at Lake Nona.

Saving Citrus

Researchers at UF IFAS have made headway in developing a citrus greening-resistant tree.

Robotic Security

Tyndall Air Force Base is deploying robots around the base's perimeter as a security measure.

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Massive seaweed blob washing up on Florida beaches possibly full of flesh-eating bacteria
Massive seaweed blob washing up on Florida beaches possibly full of flesh-eating bacteria

For anyone who is planning on taking a beach trip, you might want to be cautious of the water if you see any seaweed on shore – some might contain flesh-eating bacteria.

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