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.


Travis Barker Embraces Vegan Diet to Get Healthy

in Eats, Music, News, Top News, Vegan

After a recent health scare, Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker is back on a plant-based diet.

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Awful: Pit Bull Puppies Poisoned During Pit Bull Awareness Event

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

A public event in Pennsylvania aimed at educating on pit bulls and removing the stigma associated with the breed took a turn for the unfortunate last weekend. According to organizers,

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Philadelphia Eagles Top List of Vegetarian-Friendly NFL Stadiums

in Eats, Entertainment, Featured, News, Sports, Vegetarian

Hot on the heels of a new study showing men living nearly a decade longer on a vegetarian diet than their meat-eating counterparts (vegetarian women average nearly 7 years longer),

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Rescue Dog Credited with Saving 9-Week-Old Baby

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Duke, a six-year-old adopted rescue dog and cherished Brousseau family member, became a hero last week after saving a 9 week old child.

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Rosie O’Donnell Clarifies New Diet: It’s Pescetarian

in Healthy Living, Lifestyle, News, Top News

Since making the shift, O’Donnell has lost more than 12 pounds.

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The World’s 25 Most Endangered Primates

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Here’s one list it’s definitely not an honor to appear on. Conservation International, in partnership with several other primate research groups, today released a depressing Top 25 list of the

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Exclusive: Humane Society Weighs in on Michael Vick’s New Dog

in Animals, Causes, Featured, News

We reached out to the Humane Society of the United States earlier today for a comment on Michael Vick’s recent statement that he’s now a dog owner. The Philadelphia Eagles’

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