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.


U.S. Government: ‘The Mayan Apocalypse will not Happen’

in Featured, News, Pop Culture, Science, Top News

The Feds became the latest entity earlier this week forced to confront rumors of the Mayan Apocalypse on December 21, 2012.

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African Lion Habitat, Populations Devastated, Report Says

in Animals, Causes, Featured, News, Science

The big cats that roam the continent’s savannahs have lost as much as 75 percent of their habitat in less than 50 years.

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James Cameron’s Climate Change Doc Snags Baldwin, Norton, Cheadle

in Causes, Environment, Film/TV, News, Top News

In addition to Matt Damon’s commitment early last month, news sources are now saying that Alec Baldwin, Don Cheadle, and Edward Norton are all game for director James Cameron’s new

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‘Simpsons’ Co-Creator Offers $10K Reward after Pit Bull Attacked

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

The animal-lover and co-creator of ‘The Simpsons’ is responding to a recent attack on a pit bull by offering a $10K reward for information.

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Climbing the World’s Second Largest Tree in a Snowstorm (Video)

in Causes, Environment, News, Science, Top News

“The President” – a 3,200 year old, 224-foot giant sequoia – is now the world’s number 2 largest tree.

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Livia Firth Wants to Give Michelle Obama a Green Fashion Makeover

in Beauty, Fashion, Lifestyle, News, Top News

Livia Firth, eco-fashionista and founder of the Green Carpet Challenge, has her eyes on the First Lady

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Russell Crowe’s ‘Noah’ is a Vegan, Animal-Loving, Environmentalist

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

We already knew Darren Aronofsky was planning on approaching the biblical tale of Noah’s Ark from an ecological perspective, but based on an early script review, it looks like this

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