Amy GreenReporter and Producer
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Amy Green is a general assignment reporter. She specializes in the environment and science.
Amy has worked as a regular contributor to PEOPLE, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor and many other publications. She is a former Associated Press reporter in the Nashville, Tenn., bureau.
Amy is a Florida native. She lives in Orlando with her husband and daughter.
Recent Stories from Amy Green
Environmentalists are planning protests statewide Saturday to draw attention to a proposal that would allow cattle grazing, hunting and timbering at state parks.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott is calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to push more excess water south toward the Everglades. The action is aimed at alleviating pressure on coastal estuaries and the Everglades’ wildlife after the winter’s record rainfall.
Cold weather is forcing more than 500 manatees to huddle for warmth at Three Sisters Springs, part of the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. It is the first time so many manatees have spent so many days at the only refuge for the endangered Florida manatee.
Seminole County commissioners voted Tuesday to ban fracking. The county joins dozens of other municipalities statewide opposing the practice.
A record 98 shark attacks occurred worldwide in 2015. Florida led the nation with 30 attacks.
Enforcement begins this week of an ordinance requiring residents of Seminole County’s bear-weary neighborhoods west of Interstate 4 to secure their trash. The measure is the first statewide aimed at bears in neighborhoods.
Beginning this week Seminole County is enforcing a new ordinance requiring residents of its bear-weary neighborhoods west of Interstate 4 to secure their trash. The ordinance is the first statewide aimed at problem bears in neighborhoods. Wildlife authorities describe the area as the “epicenter of human-bear conflict.”
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the wet winter weather has raised Lake Okeechobee to its highest level in a decade. That’s forcing the Corps to release more excess water into coastal estuaries, even though this caused problems before.
SeaWorld says it won’t replace its aging population of Commerson’s dolphins. Their black and white markings resemble mini killer whales, and SeaWorld says these dolphins are the only ones remaining in captivity in the U.S.
An Alabama family is planning to sue Walt Disney World after they say a snake fell on an 8-year-old boy and bit him, leading to a fatal heart attack in his great-grandmother. The family says the snake bite at Disney’s Animal Kingdom triggered a panic attack in the elderly woman.