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.


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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Ladies Who Lunch (And Conserve): The Fourth Annual Rachel Carson Awards

in People

This post was submitted our excellent new contributor, Tom Farley. If you’re interested in writing for Ecorazzi, drop us a line! The Fourth Annual Rachel Carson Awards, sponsored by the

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New Zealand Slams John Cleese With A Landfill

in News

A small amusing story of an insult turned into sweet revenge for a small town in New Zealand called Palmerston North. Apparently, after performing in the town, John Cleese quipped,

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Video: AP Interview With Leonardo DiCaprio At Cannes

in People

If you ever wanted to see a very candid Leonardo DiCaprio talking about his environmental passions, this great video is for you. Features some great shots from the Cannes Film

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