Michael dEstries


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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.


SAG Awards Dinner to Feature Delicious Vegan Option

in Eats, Entertainment, Film/TV, News, Top News, Vegan

While the Golden Globes last week failed to deliver a sequel to their 2012 vegetarian offerings, the upcoming Screen Actor’s Guild Awards are moving in the opposite direction – following

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Watch: Paul McCartney Records Song to Promote Vegetarian Food

in Eats, Featured, Music, News, Vegetarian

To launch a new range of chilled meat-free foods from Linda McCartney Foods, the company has kicked off a #LoveLinda campaign that includes a fantastic new television commercial with new

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DiCaprio to Focus on Environment During ‘Long Break’ from Acting

in Causes, Entertainment, Environment, News, Top News

After filming three intense movies (“Django Unchained”, “The Great Gatsby”, and “The Wolf of Wall Street”), Leonardo DiCaprio has decided to take some time for himself – and, not surprisingly,

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Light Pollution from North Dakota Fracking Visible from Space

in Causes, Environment, News, Science, Top News

Good luck seeing the stars in some parts of North Dakota. The natural gas boom from fracking underway in the state is now so great that NASA is picking it

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Rescue Dog Continues To Attend Daily Mass After Owner’s Death

in Animals, News, Top News

Sometimes even animals find it hard to break routine in the event of a devastating loss. Tommy, a German Shepherd stray that was adopted years ago by Maria Margherita Lochi in San

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Lady Gaga may be Interested in Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch

in Causes, Environment, Music, News, Top News

Taking a break between Lady Gaga stories that involve her continued use of fur, here’s an interesting tidbit regarding the fate of Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch. According to The Sun

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Dedicate Upcoming Shows to Sea Shepherd

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

For their upcoming performances as the headlining act for Australia’s multi-day Big Day Out festival, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have decided to dedicated their shows to the Sea Shepherd

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