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Amy Green

Amy Green

Reporter and Producer

Amy Green covers the environment at WMFE News. She is an award-winning journalist and author whose extensive reporting on the Everglades is featured in the book MOVING WATER, published by Johns Hopkins University Press, and podcast DRAINED, available wherever you get your podcasts.

Amy’s work has been heard on NPR and seen in PEOPLE, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, among many other publications. She began her career at The Associated Press in Nashville, Tenn. Amy grew up in Florida and lives in Orlando with her 7-year-old daughter.

Recent Stories from Amy Green

A photo posted July 20 on Twitter by Florida Sen. Jason Pizzo, D-North Miami Beach, shows the Champlain Towers South site cleared of all rubble from the tower’s collapse. The emptied-out foundation, free of prior supports, has a Surfside engineer worried about a cave-in that could cause Collins Avenue to collapse, too. COURTESY JASON PIZZO

Sea rise under scrutiny in condo collapse: Corrosion likely, but no sign of sinkhole

Scraped clean of tons of rubble late last month, the bare garage floor of Champlain Towers South appears to rule out at least one early suspect in its catastrophic collapse. There were no telltale signs of a sinkhole. The garage floor, the building’s lowest level, remains in one piece with no craters or potholes suggesting unseen geological forces were at work. The “sinkhole” a doomed resident saw opening from her balcony in a final phone conversation was likely not erosion beneath the building but the implosion of the concrete pool deck above the garage floor — the seeming trigger event of a massive and still unresolved structural failure. Jennifer Huergo, a spokesperson for the National Institute of …

Oscar Corral’s new documentary, Fellowship of the Springs, examines the growing fragility of one of Florida’s most important water resources, its springs. Photo courtesy Oscar Corral

CONVERSATIONS: Documentary Examines Florida’s Treasured, Troubled Springs

Florida’s springs are in crisis.  That’s the message of the new documentary, Fellowship of the Springs, which examines the growing fragility of the greatest concentration of freshwater springs in the world.  WMFE environmental reporter Amy Green talked with documentarian Oscar Corral.