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April 23, 2018

Mike Vogel

Florida Trend South Florida Editor • mvogel@floridatrend.com

Mike Vogel
Mike Vogel

Mike Vogel has reported and written about business in Florida for more than 20 years. He works from Broward County. He is a graduate of West Virginia University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and, prior to joining Florida Trend in 1999, worked for newspapers in southeast Florida, North Carolina, Georgia, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Articles by Vogel:

Sea-level rise and Florida: Present - 2025
What We'll See: Not much. The difference between a 1½-inch rise in sea level and a 3½-inch rise is less than the daily tidal variation.
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Learning to live with water
Forget climate change histrionics; the seas around Florida have been rising foreons.
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Bacon Buds
Fans of bacon can now buy bouquets of it from Boca Raton-based Bacon Boxes.
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Under water: Shrimp farmer faces a big problem
Aquaculture farmers may work with water instead of dirt, but that doesn't mean they don't have a tough row to hoe.
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Big business in alligator egg poaching
In the alligator business, there's no doubt as to which comes first, the alligator or the egg. It's the egg. The problem is, there aren't enough to go around.
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Grants: Funding Florida's research
Research across Florida 2017
Max Planck Florida Institute: Finely Focused
Before 2000, microscopes were limited to viewing particles larger than half the wavelength of light Then German physicist Stefan Hell proved he could do an end-around past the resolution barrier...
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Rice paddy fields of Florida
The Everglades farming area, long synonymous with sugar cane and winter vegetables, has seen a rise in planting in an obscure niche: Rice paddies.
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To find concentrations of particular talents in Florida, Florida Trend used data from the state Department of Economic Opportunity — what's called the Location Quotient for occupations throughout Florida in 2016. It measures the concentrations of particular workers in Florida's counties.
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