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.


Bob Geldof Questions The Motive Behind Live Earth Concerts

in Music

Bob Geldof, the organizer behind the Live 8 and Live Aid charity concerts, has surprisingly come out as a critic of the upcoming Live Earth climate change event. According the

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New Live Earth Promotional Video Rocks Morse Code

in Music

Check out this new promotional video for the upcoming Live Earth concert. It’s more catchy than you think…. Kudos to Linton for the drop.

Howard Stern In Love With Raw Food, Sarma Melngailis

in Eats

Shock jock Howard Stern has recently started taking a liking to the raw foods diet. Back in February, he visited the trendy NY restaurant Pure Food and Wine and fell

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PETA Pin-up: Michelle Manhart Bares All For Anti-Fur Ad

in Animals

PETA has once again used the “sex sells” angle to attract people (well, um, men) to its “I’d Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur” campaign. The latest celebrity to step

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Jolie and Pitt Donate $1 Million To Darfur Relief Groups

in Causes

The Pitt-Jolie media coverage is far-reaching lately; but it’s for all the right reasons. After yesterday’s kick off by Brad Pitt of Global Green USA’s first eco home project in

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UK Band The Holloways To Rock Green For Eco-Friendly Tourism

in Music

British rock group The Holloways are preparing to team up with Friends of the Earth for their “The Big Ask” campaign. The musicians will play a series of concerts in

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Liv Tyler: Kudos On The Bag, Bummer On The Vehicle

in News

Today’s green picture: Liv Tyler gets into her SUV while promoting the green skull and bones on an eco-friendly tote. What exactly is she trying to tell us? via E!