Sidney Stevens

Sidney Stevens

Sidney Stevens loves to write about the planet, healthy living and people working to make a difference. In addition to her frequent contributions to MNN, she has also written for Sierra magazine, Newsweek, Travel & Leisure,, Inspire Health, Natural Living Today and the Union of Concerned Scientists. In addition, she served as editor and writer for the eco-website GreenYour and has coauthored four books that explore, in part, the impact of environmental contaminants on the human body. She has an MA in Journalism from the University of Michigan and recently received her certification as an environmental steward from Rutgers University. Favorite pastimes include yoga, hiking, volunteering with environmental groups, reading, movies, travel and refurbishing throwaway items into useful and artistic creations.

Sidney's most recent content

9 of Australia's cutest animals

Entrepreneur turns sandals into fresh water (and it's not a magic trick)

Humane animal testing startup helps sick pets and maybe human lives, too

7 of the best Rube Goldberg machines ever built

Yes, girls can be passionate about coding, too

How wolves and warriors help each other heal

Alaska startup turns 'fishy' trash into talked-about treasures

Shane Burcaw transcends hardship through humor (and he thinks you can do the same)

11 studies that prove pets are good for your health

Guitars crafted from recycled Detroit rubble

More play makes a city better

Old bras get new life on the red carpet