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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Julia Roberts Receives Biodiesel Car From Husband

in Transport

After talking to Oprah and various publications about her desire to own a vehicle that “smells like french fries”, Julia Roberts received a biodiesel vehicle from her husband, Danny Moder.

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Sheryl Crow Is A Bona Fide Tree-Hugger

in People

One more Sheryl Crow/Laurie David story. Then I’ll stop. Seriously. According to a recent interview with Elle Magazine, Crow took time out of a hectic schedule last year to hug

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Notes From The Road: Sheryl Crow and Laurie David Keep Groovin’

in Causes

The greenest activity happening right now (besides the mad rush to get Live Earth tickets) is the Stop Global Warming Campus Tour being promoted by Sheryl Crow and Laurie David.

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Mandy Moore Dishes Environmental Passions For FYI Awards

in People

The Film Your Issue Awards — which launched this year at Sundance — are ramping up promotion of the contest with video from celebrities like Mandy Moore and Billie Joe’s

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Review: Sundance Channel’s THE GREEN Delivers

in People

Guess what? It’s not boring. Far from it. After hearing that The Sundance Channel was embarking on a three hour block of green-themed programming, many wondered what would keep viewers

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Leonardo DiCaprio’s 11th Hour Film Gets A Website

in Film/TV

The DiCaprio camp quietly launched an official website for their eco-documentary, The 11th Hour, this past week. The site is lite on details (the news section features the recent Vanity

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Picture Perfect: Gyllenhaal Racks Up The Green Points

in People

It’s Jake Gyllenhaal. Wearing organic Loomstate jeans. Walking out of a Whole Foods store that support Wind Power. Talking to an activist for CALPIRG. It’s a triple shot of green.

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