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.


Dolphins Being Shot, Killed with Screwdrivers Down South

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society is offering a $1,500 reward for information leading to the conviction of someone who shot and killed a Bottlenose

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WWE Athlete Daniel Bryan Drops Vegan Diet Over Soy Allergy

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

Daneil Bryan, a two-time champion under the World Wrestling Entertainment label, has dropped the vegan diet he’s embraced since 2009 due to a soy allergy. “I became a vegan for

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Sting And Trudie Styler to Receive Prestigious Environmental Award

in Causes, Environment, News, Top News

Following in the footsteps of previous award recipients like Angelina Jolie, George Clooney and Sean Penn, the Cinema for Peace Foundation announced today that Sting and Trudie Styler will be

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Trailer for Matt Damon’s Anti-Fracking Film ‘Promised Land’ Released

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

The trailer for the Matt Damon/John Krasinski flick “Promised Land” has arrived – providing us with a first look at the film that has the natural gas industry freaking out.

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Watch: Massive 7-Foot Leatherback Turtle Rescued and Released

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

A ginormous 655-pound, 7-foot endangered Leatherback turtle has been released off the coast of Cape Cod – days after it was treated for dehydration, trauma, and shock. The largest reptiles in

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White House Solar Panels are the New Unicorns

in Causes, Environment, Featured, News

October 5, 2010 was an exciting day for the U.S. renewable energy industry. The Obama administration announced that in Spring 2011, it planned to install solar panels and a solar hot

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Leonardo DiCaprio: Why I Invested in Fisker Automotive

in Causes, Environment, News, Top News, Transport

Back in July, Leonardo DiCaprio announced that he was not only partnering with, but also making an investment, in green automaker Fisker. The 37-year-old said that going forward he would

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