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
Seminole County commissioners will consider an ordinance Dec. 8 that would require bear-weary residents west of Interstate 4 to secure their trash. It’s a response to the problem of bears in neighborhoods in what wildlife authorities describe as the “epicenter of human-bear conflict.”
University of Florida researchers say they have developed genetically modified citrus trees that are resistant to greening. It is a significant step against the disease that has devastated Florida’s $11 billion citrus industry and is among the worst to hit a U.S. crop.
A satellite launched into space last year is giving scientists new insight into carbon dioxide in our atmosphere and how it is warming the Earth. This gives scientists an unprecedented global view of the greenhouse gas.
Altamonte Springs is unveiling a new project aimed at reclaiming millions of gallons of water runoff from Interstate 4. The city says the project is the first of its kind in the country.
Environmentalists are taking legal action aimed at stopping Florida sugar growers from burning their fields before harvesting. They say the practice emits harmful pollutants into the air.
A DeBary man faces a misdemeanor citation after Florida’s bear hunt last month. Wildlife authorities say the man tried to bait the bears using two honey buns, a chocolate éclair, a doughnut, a fish filet and a piece of cherry pie.
SeaWorld will end its killer whale shows next year in San Diego and revamp its brand as a place for animal rescue. the company announced the plans Monday as it unveiled a new strategy emphasizing animal conservation at all its parks, including in Orlando.
North America’s largest Jewish community approved a resolution Thursday that is the most far-reaching in support of transgender rights of any major religious organization. Some 5,000 members of the Union for Reform Judaism are meeting this week in Orlando.
The central Florida activist behind litigation that had sought to stop the state’s bear hunt is running for the Florida House of Representatives. Chuck O’Neal says he plans to run for the seat held by Scott Plakon.
Wildlife authorities plan to treat two Osceola County lakes this week for hydrilla. The invasive plant affects nearly half of Florida waterways.