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.


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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Matt Dillon Needs Your Help To Save Energy

in Causes, Internet

Yahoo! Answers is at it again with another celebrity question aimed at getting discussion groovin’ on a particular subject. Since most celebrities today probably wouldn’t be caught dead asking, “What

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Julia Roberts To Play Famed British Conservationist In Next Role

in Film/TV

Julia Roberts is getting into a habit of accepting roles based on the lives of strong and passionate women. Her 2000 film, Erin Brockovich, won her the Academy Award. Now

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Backstreet’s Nick Carter To Represent Dolphins, Whales For UN

in Causes, Music

“So long, and thanks for all the fish!” And so begins the exodus of Dolphins everywhere in Douglas Adam’s brilliant book, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.  They leave such

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