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.


New Eco-Friendly Wax Figure Of Prince Charles Unveiled

in Fashion, People

You know “going green” is reaching a fever pitch when even the wax representations of eco-friendly individuals reflect their personal values. So is the case with Prince Charles, whose wax

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Spotlight: NBC Universal Prepares For A Greener Future

in Film/TV

As we reported earlier this month, NBC Universal is getting serious about taking entertainment green. Today, additional details were released that give us a good idea of the steps they

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Yes We Cannes: Ocean’s 13 Gang Raise $9.2M For Darfur

in Causes

We knew this party was going to be big — but did anyone figure on it being THIS big? Taking advantage of the deep pockets of the rich and filthy

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Guster’s Adam Gardner Named An Eco-Judge For SIGG Contest

in Contests, Music

I feel like I’m one of the few environmentalists that does not have a SIGG bottle. Frankly, I have a little plastic blue jug that’s probably killing me softly with

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How Did All Of Hollywood End Up With A Prius?

in Transport

It’s a question that even Bill Nye The Science Guy would have trouble answering: How did almost every celebrity in Hollywood come to own a hybrid? Were they all really

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John Goold Sees Gold In Global Warming For New Film

in Film/TV

I love documentaries. Not only for their candid nature and interesting topics, but because they allow a different perspective on a feature of life or society you never considered. Take

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Cannes Film Festival Faces Uphill Battle To Going Green

in Events

While the Cannes Film Festival may be have the honor of premiering such eco-conscience films as The 11th Hour and An Inconvenient Truth, don’t expect those green themes to be

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