Last Sunday, Actor Matthew McConaughey set a new personal best of 6.2 miles in less than 44 minutes during the Nike + Human Race in his native Texas. The global event took place in 25 cities worldwide and helped raise money for the Lance Armstrong Foundation, the World Wildlife Fund, and the United Nations Refugee Agency, and NineMillion.org [Read More...]

Funny man Will Ferrell has been in Dublin, Ireland promoting his new film Stepbrothers, while also sporting a “Stop Global Warming” bracelet. Good to see Ferrell continuing to support the environment. Want your own? Jump here — 100% of the proceeds go towards the Stop Global Warming Fund.

What book is model Elle Macpherson reading these days while traveling? “Currently, I’ve got four books on the go: The Live Earth Global Warming Survival Handbook by David de Rothschild, which is actually fun (it’s got things in it like how to build a bat box, as well as useful tips on how to live) and..[Read more...]

Look for the 2009 Ford Escape Hybrid to feature on J.J. Abrams new television series, Fringe. While she’s investigating strange occurrences around town, the character of FBI Special Agent Olivia Dunham, played by actress Anna Torv, will drive the green vehicle. “J. J. Abrams is a big environmentalist, and he wanted to have a hybrid vehicle on the show,” Ross Mackenzie of Ford Global Brand Entertainment said. “Since Olivia Dunham is the lead character, the Escape Hybrid was a nice fit.” [Read more...]

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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