Michael dEstries

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Bio

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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11000 Gabon Elephants Slaughtered in Less Than 10 Years

in Animals, Causes, Featured, News

A new study released by the Gabonese National Parks Agency, WWF and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), has confirmed the worst fears over elephant populations in Central Africa. Since 2004, poachers have

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Animal Planet’s 2013 Puppy Bowl Participants Find New Homes

in Animals, Causes, Featured, Film/TV, News, Top News

Perhaps Animal Planet should turn this into a weekly series. The network announced today that all of the animals featured during its record breaking Puppy Bowl IX marathon Sunday (21

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Watch: Trailer for ‘F*ck For Forest’ Arrives (NSFW)

in Entertainment, Film/TV, News, Top News

There are all sorts of ways to raise money for environmental causes, but the Brazilian non-profit F+ck for Forest certainly has one of the more “creative” approaches. The group, which

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Beyonce’s Iguana and Python-Skin Super Bowl Outfit Slammed by PETA

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Beyonce may have rocked out her Super Bowl halftime performance, but not everyone was thrilled with the 31-year-old’s choice of costume. The black bodysuit, designed by Rubin Singer, was made

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Steve-O Reveals His ‘Interesting’ Road to Veganism

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

We all have reasons for embracing a more compassionate lifestyle, but for comedian Steve-O, the shift to becoming vegan was a bit more extraordinary. In an interview with RollingStone.com, the 38-year-old

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Ewan McGregor to Narrate New Series ‘Wild Scotland’

in Entertainment, Film/TV, News, Top News

Scotland’s own Ewan McGregor has announced that he will narrate a new nature series focused on the natural beauty of the country. Titled “Wild Scotland,” McGregor will narrate a four-part

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This Stunning Real Time Moonrise Video is Today’s Best Thing Ever

in Causes, Environment, News, Top News

Kick back, dim the lights, and enjoy this absolutely gorgeous one-shot video of a moonrise in realtime. It was captured two nights ago over Mount Victoria Lookout in Wellington, New

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