Michael dEstries

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Bio

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.

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The Green Picture: DiCaprio And Scooter Hit The Road

in People, Transport

No matter what Entourage may have taught us regarding the “coolness” factor of scooters; it seems that more and more famous folk are hitting the open roads with these green

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Spielberg Reveals Personal Letter Sent To Chinese President On Darfur

in Causes

Director Steven Spielberg recently wrote a personal letter to Chinese President Hu Jintao asking the Chinese government to use its influence in the region to bring an end to the

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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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