Amy Nevala writes about science, technology, the outdoors, and the environment. Her writing appears online and in print for newspapers, magazines and corporate publications, and essays have appeared in the books Science on Ice (2011) and Cycling’s Greatest Misadventures (2007). She has worked for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, The Chicago Tribune, and for six years as a science writer for Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. She holds a graduate degree in fisheries and wildlife from Michigan State University. She met her husband while pedaling 3,254 miles across the United States as a bicycling storyteller with the American Lung Association. They live on Cape Cod in Massachusetts with their two young sons and nine bicycles.