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.


Warner Bros Scoops Up Leonardo DiCaprio’s 11th Hour

in People

The pieces of the puzzle are starting to fall into place for Leonardo DiCaprio’s new eco-documentary, The 11th Hour. Premiering at the Cannes Film Festival this month, the new flick

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George Clooney, Schwarzenegger, Make Top Ten List For Tesla Roadster

in People, Transport

Remember when you couldn’t buy a Toyota Prius to save your life? Demand was crazy, spotting one was akin to reading ‘Where’s Waldo?’, and the waiting list was depressing. Think

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Victoria Beckham Taunted By Chef Over Lambs Impending Doom

in Animals

I guess he’s not backing down. After finding out the lambs she was keeping on her property as a favor to Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay were due to be culled,

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Knut The Polar Bear Gets Book Deal, Plans To Fight Climate Change

in Animals, Causes

You might think we’re reaching a bit by including a polar bear in our list of daily stories, but the truth is Knut has been all over the place lately

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“I’m Not A Plastic Bag” Reveals Less Than Green Origins

in Fashion

Great. I just get done promoting eco-bags on the ‘The Lazy Environmentalist‘ radio show and suddenly the one I chose to highlight is now not that earth buddy-buddy. Of course,

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Fall Out Boy Hits The Streets To Raise Awareness For African Kids

in Music

I clearly remember taking part in several ‘Homeless For A Night’ campaigns growing up. The basic idea is that you sleep outside in nothing but cardboard shanties for a night

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Video: John Legend Performs For Polo Club Charity Event

in Music

Several days ago, celebrities like John Legend and Hillary Duff visited the International Polo Club in Palm Beach, Florida to help support a charity event geared towards raising funds for

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