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.


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!

Jodie Kidd: The Hot Green Goddess From Across The Pond

in Fashion, People

One of Britain’s former top supermodels, Jodie Kidd, has gone into “overdrive” since seeing Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth last summer. As she recently told the magazine New Consumer, “The

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Another Eco-Disaster Novel To Get The Hollywood Treatment

in Film/TV

There is no escape. Green is now all around us. Prepare to be overwhelmed. It’s gone from an issue of awareness to an issue of marketing potential and dollar signs.

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Ethan Hawke Gives Up Fast Food, Trying To Be Vegetarian

in Animals, Eats, People

After taking part in the film Fast Food Nation, Ethan Hawke has revealed that junk food is completely off his plate. Going full-on vegetarian is a completely different matter though.

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