Amy Nevala writes about science, technology, the outdoors, and the environment. Her writing appears online and in print for non-profit research organizations, newspapers, magazines and corporate publications, and essays have appeared in several books. She has worked for the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, and The Chicago Tribune. She holds a graduate degree in fisheries and wildlife. 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 teen sons and many bicycles.