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.


DiCaprio’s Antarctic Ocean Petition Temporarily Knocked Out by Sandy

in News, Top News

Hurricane Sandy knocked out the site hosting a massive petition for a Dicaprio-backed Southern Ocean marine sanctuary.

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Usher Wins $12,000 Charity Bidding War for Puppy

in Causes, News, People, Top News

Singer Usher is the proud new owner of a female goldendoodle puppy – and she only set him back $12,000. While we would generally frown upon paying that much for a

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Vegan Daniella Monet is a Mermaid for PETA

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Daniella Monet provided a preview of her new mermaid shoot with animal rights organization PETA.

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Endangered ‘Skull’ Caterpillar Has Best Halloween Costume

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Behold! The “skull” caterpillar of the Imperial Fruit Sucking Moth and winner annually of “The Australian Caterpillar Halloween Contest.” This amazing little creature, an endangered species fighting habitat loss in

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Joanna Krupa Goes Nude for PETA (Again)

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Joanna Krupa has once again gone nude in support of PETA and animal welfare issues.

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Watch: Ricky Gervais Voices Guinea Pig

in Entertainment, News, Pop Culture, Top News

Ricky Gervais is no stranger to providing hilarious voiceovers for animals and his latest one for Rory, the guinea pig is just as brilliant.

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Shark Falls Out of Sky, Hits Golf Course, is Saved

in Animals, News, Top News

A two-foot leopard shark is lucky to be alive after falling from the sky, hitting a golf course, and taken back to the ocean by staff.

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