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.


‘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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Dalai Lama: ‘It’s Best to Go Vegetarian’

in Eats, Healthy Living, News, Top News, Vegan, Vegetarian

For World Compassion Day, the Dalai Lama urged people around the world to show compassion for animals and become vegetarian.

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Is this the Iceberg that Sank Titanic?

in Entertainment, News, Pop Culture, Top News

A little over six months after the 100th Anniversary of its tragic sinking, a photo purported to show the notorious iceberg that sank the RMS Titanic is headed to auction.

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Watch: Captain Planet Destroys the Last Planeteer

in Entertainment, Film/TV, News, Top News

If you’ve never been a fan of the Planeteers from the classic cartoon “Captain Planet”, Don Cheadle has a gift for you.

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