Michael dEstries

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Bio

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.

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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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Chechen President, Moscow Circus, Offer Asylum to Second Marius the Giraffe

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Citing humanitarian reasons, Russian politician and Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov has offered to save Marius, a young giraffe at Jyllands Park Zoo in Denmark, from having the same fate as the

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Angel the Albino Dolphin Gets Full Page Ad in NY Times

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Activist Ric O’Barry, whose tireless work to save dolphins featured heavily in the documentary “The Cove,” has taken out a full page ad in the NY Times asking for an

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Two Guys with Hovercrafts Save Deer Stuck on Frozen Lake

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Hovercrafts and animal rescue, together at last. From the description: “James saw a Facebook post about some deer stuck out on the ice in the middle of Albert Lea Lake,

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Budweiser’s ‘Puppy Love’ Commercial, Breeder Pups, and Rescues

in Animals, Causes, Film/TV, News, Sports, Top News

There’s no denying the emotional love for Budweiser’s new “Puppy  Love” Super Bowl commercial – but there’s certainly a split of opinion on its message when it comes to animal

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Trailer for Chipotle’s Anti-Factory Farming Series ‘Farmed and Dangerous’ Arrives

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Hinted at for months, we finally have our first look at Chipotle’s next anti-factory farming media event – a four-part satirical series called “Farmed and Dangerous“. “Much of our marketing

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Ricky Gervais Urges Support for Global March for Lions

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Ricky Gervais, PETA’s 2013 Person of the Year, is using his extensive reach on Twitter to rally support for a “Global March for Lions” on March 15th. The worldwide campaign

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