by Michael dEstries
Categories: People.

According to JustJared, Leonardo DiCaprio recently urged people to make this past Sunday a “green” Father’s Day. The actor suggested environmentally-friendly gifts for proud Pops everywhere. Leo is currently filming in New York City for the movie Revolutionary Road with director Sam Mendes.

Rapper Mike Diamond (aka, Mike D) of the Beastie Boys says surfing has allowed him to see climate change first hand. From the article,
“The Buddhist campaigner and rights activist says, ‘When I surf, I notice a lot of people are getting sick – and that’s a bad sign. There’s a huge amount of beach erosion that nobody’s seen. It’s right in front of your eyes.’” Yikes. Anyone else out there notice water pollution making surfers sick? The Beastie Boys will be performing during the London version of Live Earth on July 7th.

The  SCI FI Channel’s series Eureka will return on July 10th for Season Two with a national contest that will award a home energy-efficiency makeover. The contest is sponsored by SCI FI, the Alliance to Save Energy and the Edison Electric Institute (EEI). On June 26th, the network will have an all-day Eureka marathon that will feature on-air green messages from the cast, as well as info on how to enter the contest at the official site.

About Michael dEstries

Michael has been blogging since 2005 on issues such as sustainability, renewable energy, philanthropy, and healthy living. He regularly contributes to a slew of publications, as well as consulting with companies looking to make an impact using the web and social media. He lives in Ithaca, NY with his family on an apple farm.

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