by Michael dEstries
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gilles marini

Attention ladies: If you plan on attending Universal Studio’s “Eco-Fair” this coming Sunday and feel a little flushed, don’t blame it on Global Warming. Chances are, Dancing with the Stars’ front runner Gilles Marini is the culprit. The actor will will sign autographs, greet fans and maybe shake it a bit when he makes a special guest appearance at Universal Studios Hollywood’s free Eco-Fair on Sunday, April 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Besides drooling over Marini, guests can also take rides on electric bicycles, discover how an engine-less SUV can zoom to astonishing speeds and see just how quickly cookies bake in a solar powered oven.

Ellen DeGeneres is cleaning our her closet and throwing the stuff up on eBay — with all the money raised going towards the Humane Society of the United States. “I’m auctioning off a bunch of clothes on eBay that I’ve worn on my show or to awards shows,” she writes. “Twenty-five items each week. If you’re the winning bidder, you could actually have the shirt that I wore when Chris Matthews groped me. Or, the outfit I wore when I won an Emmy. I’m even gonna ask celebrity guests to donate things too. I want you to have the shirt off my back…and it’s all for a great cause.” [Read more...]

The youth division of PETA has honored Miley Cyrus with a Compassionate Citizen Award for adopting one of the birds that featured in her new film Hannah Montana: The Movie, and making sure the other poultry co-stars found good homes as well. “Miley’s heart is as big as her smile,” said PETA’s Dan Shannon. “We hope that her act of compassion will inspire her fans to be kind to animals too.”[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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  • steph

    oh noez!@!@ Ellen is funding an eco-terrorist group!@!@ BOYCOTT HER!@@!!@121111

    (joking…of course)

  • http://www.veganjapan.net herwin

    i am a vegan and donate to Peta but RESCUE a chicken ?? come on guys !! there are millions of children starving in africa !!
    also joking :-P
    next joker !