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.


Global Warming Skeptics Announce “Live Lies” Concert To Counter “Live Earth”

in Causes

The eco-friendly music celebration, “Live Earth“, that hopes to bring awareness of climate change to billions of people, may suddenly find itself in competition for people’s attentions. A new venue

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Paris Hilton To Star In New Burger Ad For PETA

in Animals

In an interesting PR move, animal rights group PETA announced its intentions to hire socialite Paris Hilton as the star of a new campaign against burgers. The President of PETA,

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DiCaprio Decides To Shed Green Image, Move On To Something Else

in People

In a shocking declaration that has infuriated environmentalists and fans alike, Leonardo DiCaprio announced today that he’s tired of being a green activist. Speaking from a Hummer dealership in West

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Mark Wahlberg To Star In M. Night’s New Eco-Thriller

in Film/TV

In M. Night Shyamanlan’s upcoming film, the world is angry. Very angry. Mother Earth is about to pull over and kick the kids out of the car. According to news,

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Fashion: Jake Gyllenhaal Digs Organic Loomstate Jeans

in Fashion

We’re going to try a new thing here where we product spotlight, but provide a little more background on the company behind the celebrity association. First up is Jake Gyllenhaal

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CSI’s Jorja Fox Goes Bike Shopping

in People, Transport

Actress Jorja Fox is a committed environmentalist and animal rights activist. As I’ve just seen in an amusing video, she’s also really into biking. The clip shows Jorja and SpinDaily

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Gong Li Criticized By Chinese Media, Politicans For Wearing Fur

in Animals

Wow. It’s bad enough to have PETA slapping you upside the head, but how about an entire country? Gong Li found out the hard way the other day when she

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