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Amy Green

Amy Green

Reporter and Producer

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

NASA: Seas Rise Unevenly, Retreat In Some Places



NASA says the world’s seas are rising at uneven rates and even are retreating in some places. But the space agency says it can’t predict how fast sea levels will rise in the future in part because melting ice sheets aren’t well-understood.


Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Disease Threatens Florida Roses



Florida’s $20 million dollar rose industry is threatened by a disease that’s devastating the flower across the Eastern United States. Researchers are working on a cure before the disease spreads in Florida, the nation’s fourth-largest producer of roses.


In Parramore, The Church That Stood Up To City Hall And Won



Orlando was poised to break ground on a new $155 million Major League Soccer stadium when something got in the way: Faith Deliverance Temple. The 100-member congregation refused to give up its Parramore home for the stadium that city leaders vowed would bring an economic revival to the chronically distressed community. Faith Deliverance Temple was the church that stood up to City Hall and won.


Photo courtesy Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Panther Success Means Problems For Florida Fish And Wildlife



The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is calling for more federal involvement in managing the state’s growing panther population. The state agency has released newly revised guidelines for the endangered animal after previous guidelines generated backlash.


New Renovations At Kennedy Space Center For Evolving Space Program



NASA is planning new renovations at Kennedy Space Center as the space agency prepares to send astronauts to an asteroid and Mars on its first new spacecraft in a generation. It has selected J.P. Donovan Construction of Rockledge in Brevard County to refurbish some of the ground infrastructure that will launch astronauts into deep space.


Hunters Poised To Outpace Bears In Florida Bear Hunt



Permit sales for Florida’s first bear hunt in two decades are on track outpace the state’s bear population. Hunters have purchased more than 1,300 permits since they went on sale a week ago, nearly half the number of bears in the state.


New Declines In Revenue, Attendance For SeaWorld



Attendance and revenue continue to slide at SeaWorld. Net income is down 84 percent despite a media campaign aimed at enhancing SeaWorld’s image after an orca killed a trainer in 2010.




Bear Hunt Permits Go On Sale



Florida starts issuing permits Monday for the first bear in two decades. They will be on sale until the start of the seven-day season in October.


UPDATE: Environmentalists File Suit Over Bear Hunt



Environmentalists filed suit Friday against the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission seeking to stop the state’s first bear hunt in two decades. They say the hunt scheduled for October is unconstitutional.



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