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

10 foods and beverages that boost brainpower

11 studies that prove pets are good for your health

'Rocket cats' and other military madness

How to find awe in everyday things

How to get a more sustainable shave

Why you like the smell of old books

7 weird facts about black holes

Can human rights save Mother Nature?

Lightning: How much do you know about this striking weather phenomenon?

8 cooking liquids you shouldn't toss

7 unrecyclable items that really can be recycled

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