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.


We’re Giving Away Three Signed Copies of ‘Shark Tank Jump Start Your Business’

in Arts/Culture, News, Print, Top News

If you’re a diehard Ecorazzi reader, you may remember Michael Parrish DuDell–our gallant senior editor from 2007-2010 (and very first employee). Since leaving the Razz, Michael’s gone on to be

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Suzy Amis Cameron Writing Books on Food and the Environment

in Eats, Featured, Healthy Living, News, Vegan

Looks like a future sustainable clothing line isn’t the only thing Suzy Amis Cameron has on her radar. In an interview with Racked.com, the 52-year-old wife of director James Cameron

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‘SeaWorld Kills’ T-Shirt Gaining Sales Thanks to Sam Simon

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Animal advocate and “The Simpsons” co-creator Sam Simon has been on a media blitz thanks to his efforts in Taiji, Japan to draw attention the dolphins slaughter. Yesterday, Simon appeared

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Watch Steve Buscemi Try to Make Celery Sexy and Relevant

in Entertainment, Film/TV, News, Top News

“Portlandia” has done it again. To help promote the launch of their upcoming fourth season, creators Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein have graced us with this hilarious first clip. It

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Sam Simon and Howard Stern Discuss Dolphin Slaughter

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

While we don’t yet have exact details, it appears that this year’s dolphin slaughter in Taiji, Japan was one of the topics of discussion on this morning’s “The Howard Stern

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Morgan Freeman on the ‘Tyranny of Agriculture’ and the Doomed Human Race

in Causes, Environment, News, Top News

National treasure Morgan Freeman has some grim thoughts on the future of the human race – and why in the end, Mother Nature will have the last word. The 76-year-old,

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Giant ‘Catasaurus Rex’ Cat Rescued from Shelter

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Meet Pickles, a giant 21 pound shelter cat that was recently rescued from an animal shelter and has quickly been gaining fans online. Nicknamed “Catasaurus Rex,” Pickles was adopted by

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