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.


NBA Legend John Salley’s 5,000 Calorie Vegan Diet

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

Former NBA star John Salley, who has been profiled lots on the ‘razz for his love of animals, vegan diet, and generosity, recently sat down with the LA Times to

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NASA’s Airborne Particles Map is Gorgeous

in News, Science, Top News

While NASA’s GEOS-5 satellite’s main focus is to help shed light on our changing planet, it’s also good making the whole thing look so pretty.

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Paul McCartney Urges Turkey-less Thanksgiving

in Animals, Causes, Featured, News, Vegan

Paul McCartney stars in a new Thanksgiving ad for PETA – and as you would expect, it’s all about saving the birds. ”Say No, Thanks to Turkey,” the ad says. “Go

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VEDGE Vegan Eatery Wins Philly ‘Restaurant of the Year’ Award

in Eats, News, Top News, Vegan, Vegetarian

Acclaimed vegan restaurant VEDGE in Philadelphia has picked up an Eater Award for  ”Philadelphia Restaurant of the Year” – scoring yet another big honor for a plant-based joint that’s only

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NFL Star Arian Foster is not a Strict Vegan

in Eats, News, Sports, Top News, Vegan

Let’s just say that Arian Foster, one of the NFL’s most prodigious running backs, is into eating a very healthy, mostly-animal free diet. Which to say, is different from the

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LeAnn Rimes Adopts Puppy Abandoned in Traffic

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

It’s always wonderful to end the week with stories like this one. Earlier this week, a puppy was abandoned in traffic on a busy street in the Los Angeles area. Karla

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Climate Change is now Coming for our Coffee

in Eats, Environment, News, Top News

A new study released by scientists has concluded that wild Arabica coffee plants are at serious risk of going extinct due to climate change.

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