Amy Nevala

Amy E. Nevala freelances from Seattle for ABC News online, Discovery online, Animals magazine, and the Washington Post.

  • A new preserve keeps chilis from going up in smoke

    A tongue-smoking red chili may stay out of hot water thanks to a new botanical area in Arizona, the first in the U.S. set aside to protect wild relatives of domesticated crops. The botanical area — a four-square-mile parcel in …