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.


Gore To Kick Off Tribeca Film Festival With Live Earth Preview

in Eats

Get ready for the Gore/Live Earth media blitz. From now until your ears echo the sweet enjoyment of Live Earth on July 7th, no one will be able to escape

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Discovery Channel To Launch PlanetGreen Network In ’08

in Film/TV

Look out Sundance Channel, Discovery is hot on your tail! In the wake of success with their visually-spectacular Planet Earth, Discovery executives yesterday announced plans to launch a new network

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Cynthia Nixon Reuses Trashed Ziplock At Riverside Park

in People

From Sex and The City to garbage picking? Well, no — but for those not familiar with the 3Rs, Cynthia Nixon’s actions last week might have appeared a little bizarre.

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Tip Drop: Are Ads For THE GREEN Less Than?

in Film/TV

With Sundance Channel’s THE GREEN set to premiere on April 17th, the ad campaign to let people know about this great new series is in full swing around the United

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Starbucks And Global Green USA Launch Green Videogame

in Causes

Starbucks has been increasingly present lately on the green scene. In February, they gave away organic t-shirts. This month, they’ve teamed up with Global Green USA to create a “climate

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NY Update: ‘Razzi On Sirius Satellite Radio With The Lazy Environmentalist

in Events

Just a quick update from the streets of New York City (we’ll fill you in on all the good gossip later!), but Rebecca and I will be on Sirius Satellite

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GM Announces Little Baby Mini-Car Concepts :: Will America Embrace?

in Transport

Little cars are all the rage. We’ve seen George Clooney riding around in a Tango and even wrote earlier last month about the new Obvio brand hitting stateside shortly. Not

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