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.


Julia Roberts Recycles Baby Clothes, Shops Second-Hand Stores

in Fashion, People

Everyone knows you can find really great deals at second-hand and charity shops. Apparently, Julia Roberts believes in the same thing. Not one to spend crazy amounts of money on

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Environmental Ban On Paris Hilton To Last 45 Days, Include Jail

in News

Poor Paris. It seems the law finally caught up with the young socialite. In honor of Hilton reducing her carbon footprint for the next 45 days, we thought we might

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AtomFilms Releases First Carbon-Neutral Short Web Film: Possum Death Spree

in Animals

Yes, climate change may now be unavoidable — not because we’re belching more than ever into the atmosphere, but because permafrost is melting and releasing massive amounts of CO2 right

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Harrelson, Theron Go All-Natural With Makeup For ‘Battle In Seattle’

in People

While this isn’t as interesting as a showdown in D.C. with Karl Rove, this is proof that Hollywood is taking steps to become more green on set. During filming for

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Darfur: George Clooney Has A Movie, Don Cheadle Has A Book

in Causes

May is a big month for activist-actors George Clooney and Don Cheadle on the issue of Darfur. Clooney has narrated and produced a new documentary on the crisis entitled Sand

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James Blunt Gets Keys To Brand New Electric Mini Cooper

in People, Transport

You lucky bastard. Proving that it pays to be open with your views on the environment, singer James Blunt was awarded the keys to a brand new all-electric Mini Cooper

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Sienna Miller Loves Seals, Totes, And Cigarettes

in Animals

Well, we all have our faults right? Sienna Miller scores points for the “Club Sandwiches, Not Seals” hoodie and the eco-friendly tote, but loses with cigarette. Two out of three

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